Jun 30, 2021 - Sale 2575

Sale 2575 - Lot 10

Price Realized: $ 16,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
The Dancing Lesson.

Pen and ink on cream wove paper, 1878. 150x195 mm; 5 7/8x7 5/8 inches. Signed and dated in ink, lower right recto.

The drawing used as the illustration of the same-titled watercolor (now in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) in the catalogue Eleventh Annual Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society, New York, February 4-March 3, 1878, number 92.

Ex-collection the artist and president of the American Watercolor Society, James D. Smillie, New York; thence by descent to current owner, private collection, New Jersey.