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Lot 68: FREDERICK JUDD WAUGH | Surf and Fog; Monhegan Maine
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: oil on canvas
Oil on canvas. Canvas is not lined (a protective cardboard backing has been built into stretcher). SURFACE: in good condition aside from surface dirt; a small discoloration at upper edge, probably dirt (about 6 in. from left corner); canvas is slightly slack; should respond well to a light cleaning;
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Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist with funds from Friends of American Art, 1912
Dimensions: 52 by 66 inches
Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Sixteenth Annual Exhibition at the Carnegie Institute, 1912, no. 328
St. Louis, City Art Museum, Seventh Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists, 1912, no. 121, p. 77, illustrated
Art Institute of Chicago, Twenty-Fifth Annual Exhibition of American Oil Painting and Sculpture, 1912, no. 287
Chicago, Garfield Park Art Galleries, Exhibition of Greek Sculpture and American Paintings, 1935–36, no. 23
South Bend Art Association, American Painting: In the Manner of the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries, 1948, no. 56
“Acquisitions”, Friends of American Art Third Year Book, 1912–13, p. 16, illustrated
“Acquisitions,” Friends of American Art Fourth Year Book, 1913–14, p. 18, illustrated
“The Exhibition of American Art,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 6, January 1913, no. 3, p. 34
Art Institute of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago Handbook of Paintings and Drawings, Part II, 1920, no. 428, p. 46
Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection, 1925, no. 428, p. 156
Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection, 1932, p. 176
Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection, 1961, p. 480
George R. Havens, Frederick J. Waugh: American Marine Painter, Orono, Maine, 1969, pp. 133, 137, 271
Medium: oil on canvas