Oct 08, 2009 - Sale 2189

Sale 2189 - Lot 14

Estimate: $ 30,000 - $ 50,000
PALMER HAYDEN (1890 - 1973)
Untitled (Hay Wagon).

Oil on canvas, mounted to museum board, circa 1929. 165x427 mm; 6x16 3/4 inches. Signed in oil, lower right.

Provenance: the estate of the artist, New York; collection of Evelyn N. Boulware, New York.

Exhibited: Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME., September 24 - November 27, 1988; Harlem Renaissance: Art of Black America, The American Federation of Arts, New York, NY, January 1 - October, 10, 1989, with the museum labels on the frame back.

This charming French landscape displays the influences of post-Impressionism and Vincent Van Gogh--and is one of the earliest known oil paintings by Palmer Hayden to come to auction.