Wave and Rock

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  • Provenance

    An American Place, New York
    Stendahl Galleries, Los Angeles
    Charlotte Mack, San Francisco
    San Francisco Museum of Art (gifted by the above in 1953)
    Christie's, New York, March 15, 1985, lot 268
    Irving Galleries, Palm Beach
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, An American Place, John Marin, Exhibition of Water Colors, Drawings, Oils (1934 - 1935), October 27 - December 15, 1935, no. 6
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, John Marin, Watercolors, Oil Paintings, Etchings, October 19- November 22, 1936, no. 156, p. 74
    San Francisco, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum; Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, John Marin: Oils, Watercolors, Etchings, February 15 - June 12, 1949, no. 28
    Tucson, The University of Arizona Art Gallery, John Marin, 1870-1953, February 9 - March 10, 1963, no. 58, n.p. (illustrated)
    La Jolla Museum of Art, Paintings by Marsden Hartley, John Marin, February 12 - March 27, 1966, no. 26
    Evanston, Terra Museum of American Art, Solitude, Inner Vision in America, September 25 - December 30, 1982, no. 26, p. 18 (illustrated)
    New York, Debra Force Fine Art, Japanism in American Art, May 1 - June 13, 2003

  • Literature

    Frances Melanie Obst, Art and Design in Home Living, New York, 1963, p. 266 (illustrated)
    Sheldon Reich, John Marin, A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné, vol. II, Tucson, 1970, no. 34.31, p. 665 (illustrated)
    Catalog of the Permanent Collection of Painting and Sculpture, exh. cat., San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, 1970, p. 105

149

Property of an Important New York Collector

Wave and Rock

signed and dated "Marin 34" lower right
watercolor on paper
15 3/8 x 20 5/8 in. (39.1 x 52.4 cm.)
Executed in 1934.

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000 

sold for $50,000

Contact Specialist
John McCord
Head of Day Sale, Morning Session
New York
+1 212 940 1261

20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale Morning Session

New York Auction 13 November 2019