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Sale 1016 Lot 59

American (1862-1938)
"To My Mother" Portrait of Maria Sophia (Fernald) Tarbell (1840-1910)
oil on canvas, signed and titled lower right.
18 x 14 inches

Provenance: By descent in the family of the artist to the artist's great-grandson; Private Collection, Massachusetts.

Exhibitions: Newport Art Museum, "From Pennsylvania to Paradise," June 2 - September 9, 2012; Portsmouth Historical Society, "Illuminating Tarbell," March 3- June 3, 2016.

Literature: Sebastian Smee, "Life and Art on the Piscatuaqua" in The Boston Globe, June 3, 2016.

Other Notes: Click to read the accompanying essay for this lot.

Tags: The Ten, Impressionist, Impressionism, Whistler
Estimate $ 30,000-50,000      Unsold

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