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Winslow Homer
American (1836-1910)

Orange Tree, Nassau, 1885
Watercolor on paper, 14 x 20 1/2 inches
Signed and dated Winslow Homer 1885 lower left

Provenance

Reichard & Co., New York, 1885
Russell Sturgis, New York, probably 1885
By descent to Edward Sturgis, New York, 1909
By descent to Agnes Sturgis, Pleasantville, New York, 1946
Knoedler & Co., 1946
Wildenstein Gallery, New York, 1946-1947
Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence A. Fleischman, Detroit, Michigan, 1954
Priscilla Alden Bartlett Henderson, circa 1959
Sale: Sotheby Parke Bernet, April 25, 1980, lot 38, illustrated in color
Lano Art Association, New York (acquired at the above sale)
Helen Marx, 1986 – 2011

Exhibited

New York, Reichard & Co., Water-Color Views by Winslow Homer, (c. 18 - c. 31), December 1885, no. 8 as Orange Tree

New York, New York Watercolor Club, Thirteenth Annual Exhibition, November- December 1902, no. 17 as Orange Tree, Nassau

New York, Wildenstein & Co., A Loan Exhibition of Winslow Homer for the Benefit of the New York Botanical Garden, 19 February – 22 March 1947, no. 62 as Orange Trees and Gate

Houston, Texas, Allied Arts Association Annual Art Festival, Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings by Winslow Homer, 1836-1910, November 1952, no. 25

Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum; New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Art Gallery, Winslow Homer Watercolors, March-November 1986, no. 123

Literature

Helen Cooper, Winslow Homer Watercolors, New Haven, Connecticut, 1986, p. 136-137, no. 123, illustrated in color as Orange Tree, Nassau

Martha Tedeschi and Kristi Dahm, Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 2008, p. 170, no. 2, illustrated in color as Orange Tree, Nassau

Lloyd Goodrich and Abigail Booth Gerdts, Record of Works by Winslow Homer: 1883 through 1889, vol. IV.2, The Goodrich-Homer Art Education Project, New York, 2012, pg. 327, no. 1271, color illustrated pg. 539

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