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    Description

    Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935)
    Fishhouses Swampscott, 1882
    Watercolor on paper
    9-7/8 x 13-7/8 inches (25.1 x 35.2 cm) (sheet)
    Signed, dated, and inscribed lower left: F. Childe Hassam. Swampscott / 1882
    Titled verso: Fishhouses Swampscott

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Sale: Noyes, Cobb, & Co., Boston, Massachusetts, March 10, 1887, lot 117;
    Mr. John Jameson Chickering, North Arlington, Massachusetts;
    By descent to the present owner.

    EXHIBITED:
    Williams & Everett Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts, "Watercolors by Fred. C. Hassam," n.d. (circa 1883), no. 44 (as Hauled Up - Swampscott); Noyes, Cobb, & Company, Boston, Massachusetts, "Exhibition and Sale of Works in Oil and Water Color by Childe Hassam," March 9-10, 1887, no. 177 (as Fish Houses at Swampscott).

    The present work will be included in The Childe Hassam Catalogue Raisonné by Kathleen M. Burnside and Stuart Feld.



    Condition Report*: Sheet is hinged at top corners to mat verso; moderate overall paper toning and matburn; framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 17 X 21 Inches
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    May, 2017
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