Jun 30, 2021 - Sale 2575

Sale 2575 - Lot 1

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000

Pencil on cream wove paper, 1858. 220x293 mm; 8 5/8x11 1/2 inches. Inscribed "Newburyport" in pencil, lower right recto.

Inscribed "My great uncle Martin Johnson Heade drew this sketch in 1858/Elaine Heed Housley" by Elaine Heed Housley, the artist's grandniece, in pen and ink, verso.

Ex-collection Spanierman Gallery, New York with the label on the frame back; Eaton Fine Art Inc., Palm Beach with the label on the frame back; private collection, New Jersey.

Heade (1819-1904) returned repeatedly during his career to sketch and paint the countryside and marshes around Newburyport, Massachusetts. His Sunset, Newburyport Meadows, oil, 1863, is in the collection of the Saint Louis Art Museum, his Newburyport Marshes, oil, 1866-76, is in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and his Newburyport Meadows, oil, 1876-81, is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.