Sale 18PT04 | Lot 94

Fairfield Porter

Catalogue: Post-War & Contemporary Art

Lot Details

Lot 94
Fairfield Porter
American, 1907-1975
Portrait of James Schuyler
Signed Fairfield Porter and dated 1955 (lr)
Oil on canvas
48 x 42 inches (121.9 x 106.6 cm.)

Provenance:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York
Knoedler Gallery, New York
Hirschl and Adler Galleries, New York
Ashby McCulloch Sutherland
Private collection

Exhibited:
American Painters, Sept. 26 - Nov. 24, 1962, Kansas City Art Museum, Kansas City, MO
Fairfield Porter, Jan. 17 - Mar. 20, 1964, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Fairfield Porter Paintings, Nov. 1-27, 1964, Southern Illinois University, Mr. and Mrs. John Russell Mitchell Gallery, Carbondale, IL
Fairfield Porter, Nov. 5, 1965 - Mar. 15, 1966, Reed College, Portland, OR
Fairfield Porter, Apr. 21 - June 1966, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Fairfield Porter, Feb. 22, 967 - Feb. 21, 1968, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
Group Show, Nov. 25, 1968 - Feb. 21, 1969, , New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
The Figurative Fifties: New York Figurative Expressionism, July 19 - Sept. 18, 1988, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA; traveling to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Oct. 12 - Dec. 31, 1988, Philadelphia PA, ; traveling to McNay Art Museum, Feb. 15 - Apr. 30, 1989, San Antonio, TX
Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s, Feb. 24 - June 2, 1996, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D. C.
Fairfield Porter: A Life in Art, Mar. 23 - May 27, 2000, AXA Gallery, New York, NY; traveling to Frye Art Museum, Oct. 5, 2002-Jan. 5, 2003, Seattle, WA; and other venues

Literature:
Mitchell Gallery, Fairfield Porter Paintings, Carbondale, IL, Southern Illinois University, 1964
Kertess, Klaus, Carter Ratcliff, Paul Schimmel, and Judith E. Stein, The Figurative Fifties: New York Figurative Expressionism, New York, Rizzoli, 1988, p.138, ill., 167, no. 61
Spike, John T., Fairfield Porter: An American Classic, New York, Abrams, 1992, p. 124, color ill.
Joan Ludman, "Checklist of the Paintings by Fairfield Porter," Fairfield Porter: An American Classic, New York, 1992, p. 293
Watson, Steven and Carolyn Kinder Carr, Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s, Washington , D.C., National Portrait Gallery, 1996
Spring, Justin, Fairfield Porter: A Life in Art, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2000, p. 213
Joan Ludman, Fairfield Porter: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels, New York, 2001, no. L209, p. 147, color ill. p. 59


Estimate: $80,000 - $120,000
Sold for $118,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Overall good condition. Examined under daylight lamps and uv lamps.




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Estimate: $80,000 - $120,000
Sold for $118,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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