Sale 18AM01 | Lot 8

Robert Walter Weir

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 8
Robert Walter Weir
American, 1803-1889
The Fountain of Cicero, 1829
Signed Robt W. Weir and dated 1829. (lr)
Oil on canvas
14 1/8 x 22 inches

Provenance:
Gouverneur Kemble, Cold Spring, New York
Mark Lurie, Indianapolis, IN, until 1972
Berry-Hill Galleries, New York
Campbell Weir, great-grandson of the artist
Berry-Hill Gallery, New York

Exhibited:
Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Nineteenth Annual Exhibition, 1830, no. 105
Lawrence, KS, University of Kansas Museum of Art, The Arcadian Landscape: Nineteenth Century American Painters in Italy, Nov. 4 - Dec. 3, 1972, no. 43
West Point, NY, Cadet Fine Arts Forum of the U. S. Corps of Cadets, Robert Weir: Artist and Teacher of West Point, 1976, no. 83

Literature:
The Arcadian Landscape: Nineteenth Century American Painters in Italy, Lawrence, KS, University of Kansas, 1972, n.p. illus. n.p
Robert Weir: Artist and Teacher of West Point, West Point, NY, Cadet Fine Arts Forum of the U. S. Corps of Cadets, 1976 pp. 42, 81 illus.
Brigitte Bailey, "Cole and the Italian Landscape", essay in American Iconology, New Haven, Yale University Press, 1933, pp. 103-104 illus.
Betsy Fahlman, John Ferguson Weir: The Labor of Art, Newark, DE, The University of Delaware Press, 1997, pp. 22-23 illus.


Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Sold for $2,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Craquelure. Relined. There are retouches present throughout including in the face of the standing figure and in the costume of the seated figure.


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Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Sold for $2,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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