Description

    Theodore Earl Butler (American, 1860-1936)
    Fireworks: Bridge at Vernon, France, circa 1908
    Gouache on paper
    15-1/2 x 18-3/8 inches (39.4 x 46.7 cm) (sheet)
    Signed lower left: T.E. Butler

    PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTOR

    PROVENANCE:
    [With]Hutton Galleries, New York;
    Private collection, Arkansas;
    [With]Davis Auction Galleries, New York;
    Private collection, Atlanta, Georgia, acquired from the above, 1992;
    Spanierman Galleries, New York;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2009.

    EXHIBITED:
    Maxwell Galleries, Ltd., San Francisco, California, "Theodore Earl Butler (1860-1936), American Impressionist," June 16-July 15, 1972.

    LITERATURE:
    R.H. Love, Theodore Earl Butler: Emergence from Monet's Shadow, Chicago, Illinois, 1985, p. 259, pl. 62, illustrated;
    Maxwell Galleries, Theodore Earl Butler: American Impressionist, exhibition catalogue, San Francisco, California, 1972, pp. 26-27, pl. 591, 592, and 676, illustrated.

    This work will be included in Patrick Bertrand's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the work of Theodore Earl Butler.


    Condition Report*:

     Minor frame abrasion along extreme bottom edge; appears to be pinpoints of discoloration or remnants of old glue along lower extreme right edge; otherwise, appears to be in overall very good condition; framed under glass;  Framed Dimensions 22.25 X 25.25 X 2 Inches

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