Fruit Still Life

 
Materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
27 3/4 x 37 3/4 in.
Credit line
Gift in memory of William Ray Adams
Accession number
47.3
Collection
Not Currently On View
Deaccessioned on
June 18th, 2008
Recipient
Christie's
Transfer notes
Sold on 1/28/2009 in the Important Old Master Paintings sale (Lot 251)
Reason
Secondary example 
Valuation
Auction Sale Price - $24000
(Mortimer Brandt Gallery, New York, associated with W.E. Duits, London) at an unknown date and as a painting by Juan Sanchez Cotan;{1} Mrs. Henry R. Hope (Sarahanne Adams Hope), Bloomington, Indiana, by January 1947; given to IMA in 1947 in memory of William Ray Adams (47.3){2}; IMA; IMA deaccessioned 6/2008;(Christie's, New York, 1/28/2009 Sale 2135, Lot 251)

{1}Correspondence by IMA with Brandt in November 1947 indicates only that he purchased this painting "from a small dealer or agent," IMA Historical File (47.3). Several branded stamps appear on the stretcher: a "360" below which appears a stylized "P"; there is also a "3." {2} William Ray Adams was the father of Sarahanne Adams Hope
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