Sale 527 Lot 94

Winslow Homer
(American, 1836-1910)
Coming Through the Rye, 1867
oil on canvas
signed Homer / Paris and dated (lower right)
16 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches.
Estimate $ 400,000-600,000


Property from an Important Chicago Collection

Provenance:
Somerville Art Gallery, 5-6 May 1873, no. 64
J. F. Harral, Aurora, Illinois, nd
Acquired from the above, Private Collection, 1944
Thence by descent to present owner

Exhibited:
Artists' Reception, Tenth Street Studio Building, New York, 27 March 1873
Rufus Ellis Moore, New York, 26 April-6 May, 1873, no. 64
Edward Brown, New York, c. 19-26 February, 1878, no. 11 (exhibited at Kurtz Gallery)

Literature:
Reception in the Tenth Street Studio Building, (NY) Evening Post, 28 March, 1873
Art Notes, (NY) Daily Graphic, 22 April, 1873
Pictures at the Sommerville Gallery, The Arcadian I (1 May 1873): 10
The Fine Arts. The American Collection in the Sommerville Gallery, The Best Works by Our Best Artists, New York Times, 3 May 1873
Fine Arts, (NY) World, 4 May 1873
The Drama and Art, New York Daily Tribune, 6 May 1873
Pictures at the Kurtz Gallery, An Array of Art Works to Be Disposed of at Public Sale, (NY) Daily Graphic, 20 February, 1878
Lloyd Goodrich and Abigail Booth Gerdts, Record of works by Winslow Homer, Volume II: 1867-1876, p. 51, no. 305 (illustrated)


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