Jun 30, 2022 - Sale 2611

Sale 2611 - Lot 12

Price Realized: $ 5,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 8,000
Study of a Horse (An Old Favorite).

Pencil on stiff wove paper, circa 1895-1900. 55x76 mm; 2 1/4x3 1/4 inches. Signed and inscribed "An Old Favorite" in pencil, lower recto.

Provenance: Estate of the artist, New York; Josephine N. Hopper, the artist's widow, New York; Reverend and Mrs. Arthayer R. Sanborn, Nyack; Alexander Gallery, New York; Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York, with the label; private collection, Pennsylvania.

Exhibited: "The Early Drawings of Edward Hopper," Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York, November 4-25, 1995, number 20.

Published: The Early Drawings of Edward Hopper, New York, 1995, catalogue number 20 (illustrated).

There is a similar, early study of a horse by Hopper (1882-1967), Bronco, pencil, 1892-95, now in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art (Josephine N. Hopper Bequest).