Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    THEODORE EARL BUTLER (American, 1861-1936)
    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


    [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 (label verso);
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2009.

    R.H. Love, Theodore Earl Butler: Emergence from Monet's Shadow, 1985, p. 259, pl. 62.
    Maxwell Galleries, Theodore Earl Butler: American Impressionist, 1972, pp. 26-7, pl. 591, 592, and 676.

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

    More information about THEODORE EARL BUTLER, also known as Butler, Theodore Earl, Butler, Theodore, Butler, Theodore E., 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 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2013
    5th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,389

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    This item cannot be shipped using standard methods. Please contact us for more information. Sales Tax information

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions  |  Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments |  Glossary of Terms

    Sold on Dec 5, 2013 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 24 days left to consign to the 2021 October 23 Texas Art Signature Auction!

    Learn about consigning with us

    We were very honored that Lakeside was featured on the front of the auction catalog and the article about it was accurate and exceptional.
    M. & P. C.,
    Dallas, TX
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search