Description

    ROBERT HENRI (American 1865-1929)
    The Green Coat, circa 1916
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 20 inches (60.9 x 50.8 cm)
    Signed lower right: Robert Henri
    Provenance:
    Private collection circa 1960 (New York);
    Sale, Christie's New York American Paintings Sale, Dec. 1, 2005, Lot 2;
    Private collection (New York)

    During the twentieth century, the rugged beauty of the Ogunquit coast of Maine drew burgeoning artists such as Edward Hopper, Marsden Hartley, George Bellows and Walt Khun. Robert Henri also spent the summer of 1915 in Ogunquit, where this particular work was completed. The subject, Lucie Bayard, was a former student of Henri's who visited that summer as confirmed by Valerie Ann Leeds, Ph.D.


    Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age, canvas has been relined.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    25th Friday
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