William Wendt - Patriarchs Of The Grove

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork: William Wendt - Patriarchs Of The Grove
Size: 101.6 x 127; overall: 130.2 x 155.6 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1920
Marks: Signed and dated '·WILLIAM WENDT· 1920·' (lower left), titled (on the stretcher bar), inscribed '347' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: The artist; with Stendahl Art Galleries, Los Angeles, California, 1926; Alvah Griffin Strong (1900-1966), Tuckaway Farm, Rochester, New York, and Nassau, Bahamas, acquired from the previous, circa 1929 (Alvah Griffin Strong was the grandson of Henry Alvah Strong, co-founder and President of Eastman Kodak, 1880-1919); Thence by descent in the Strong family until 2013; Private collection, Washington, 2013 to the present
Exhibition history: Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Exhibition of Paintings by William Wendt and Sculpture by Julia Bracken Wendt, September 22 - October 23, 1921, no. 7; Los Angeles, Exposition Park, Los Angeles Museum of History, Science, and Art, Thirteenth Annual Exhibition California Art Club, October 19 - November 19, 1922, no. 77 (awarded the Mrs. Henry E. Huntington Prize); Oakland Art Gallery, Fourth Annual Exhibition of Paintings, February 1926; Los Angeles, Stendahl Art Galleries, William Wendt and His Work, April 15 - May 15, 1926, no. 72; Spokane, Washington, Jundt Art Museum, Images about the American West, January 9 - May 13, 2017

Bonhams Los Angeles

Date: 2018-08-07
Lot Number: 42
Low Estimate: $250000 [-2%]
High Estimate: $350000 [-30%]
Hammer Price: $243750
Sold For: $300000