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Lot #612: ROBERT SPENCER - Still-life with Chair - Pastel on paper

Lot #612: ROBERT SPENCER - Still-life with Chair - Pastel on paper

Pre-auction estimates:  $2000/2500
Sale price: $1,745.00


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Artist: Robert Spencer (American, 1879-1931).
Title: "Still-life with Chair".
Medium: Pastel on paper.
Date: Composed c1910.
Dimensions: Image size: 13 3/4 x 10 3/16 in. (349 x 259 mm).
Lot Note(s): Signed lower right. Cream wove paper. Very good condition; scattered foxing verso, not visible recto; tape remains verso. Provenance: Private collection, Mexico City. Comment(s): A fine example of Spencer's Impressionist style. Born in Nebraska, Spencer moved to New York City, where he enrolled at the National Academy of Design. Later he studied with William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri at the New York School of Art. He moved to New Hope, Bucks County in 1906, and studied privately with the well-known Bucks County painter Daniel Garber. His work is in the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., the Brooklyn Museum, the Carnegie Institute, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and the Detroit Institute of the Arts. [24489-2-1400]


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