ARTHUR BEECHER CARLES
American, (1882-1952)
"After the Bath," ca. 1911
oil on canvas
unsigned

  • Notes: A copy of the original invoice from Richard York Gallery accompanies the lot. The invoice includes the note "According to Barbara Wolanin, the expert on Carles, this painting is most likely the one included in the March 1912 exhibition of the artist held at Alfred Stieglitz's gallery "291." Number 5 in the catalogue list was entitled "Nude-Girl in Bath Tub," and Carles gave the dimensions as 25 x 24 inches in a letter to Stieglitz (Yale Library)." A copy of a letter from Hollis Taggart Galleries discussing the exhibition accompanies the lot.

    Framed dimensions: 30 1/4 x 29 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches

    tags: modern / contemporary, portrait, oil painting, listed artist, 20th century, nude
  • Provenance: The estate of the artist; Graham Gallery, New York, New York; Private Collection, New York; Richard York Gallery, New York, New York; Private Collection, Connecticut.
  • Dimensions: 25 x 24 1/4 inches
  • Artist Name: ARTHUR BEECHER CARLES
  • Exhibited: New York, New York, New York Cultural Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and Houston, Texas, University of Houston Fine Arts Center, "Three Centuries of the American Nude," 1975; New York, New York, Hollis Taggart Galleries, "The Orchestration of Color: The Paintings of Arthur B. Carles," February 10 - March 18, 2000.
  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • Condition: unlined canvas; scattered minor restoration mostly to right edge

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