Afternoon Sun, Provincetown

by Pauline Palmer (1867–1938)
Oil on board
19⅞ x 24 inches
Signed lower right: Pauline Palmer.



Private collection, New Britain, Connecticut

Sale, Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers, May 4, 2017, lot 13, from above

Private collection, Milford, Connecticut

Sale, Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Milford, Connecticut, April 29, 2021, lot 124, from above


(Possibly) The Arts Club of Chicago, Illinois, Annual Exhibition by the Professional Members, April 5–25, 1936

Provincetown Art Association, Provincetown, Massachusetts, Twenty-Second Annual Exhibition, August 2–September 7, 1936, no. 21


Twenty-Second Annual Exhibition (Provincetown, MA: Provincetown Art Association, Inc, 1936), n.p., no. 21.

Note: Palmer lived mainly in Chicago and Provincetown, Massachusetts in her later years. Home to a thriving art colony, Palmer’s paintings of Provincetown summer streets are emblematic of the era, when it was quaint and not yet a busy tourist destination.

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