SOLD Harbor Scene, France (on verso: Woman by a Cottage)

by Robert Henri (1865–1929)
Oil on panel
3⅝ x 5¾ inches (sight size)
Inscribed upper left: 173A 2


Davis Galleries, New York, New York

[With] Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, New York

Private collection, Westchester, New York

Estate of above

Sale, Doyle, New York, New York, March 10, 2020, lot 50, from above

Private collection, New York, New York, acquired from above

Related Works

Café Bleu, St. Cloud, ca. 1895–1899, oil on panel, 3⅜ x 5⅞ inches, signed lower center right; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

Place In Paris (Place de Breteuil), ca. 1895–1897, oil on panel, 10½ x 13¾ inches, signed lower left; Private collection

Night on Boardwalk, 1898, oil on wood, 4 x 6⅛ inches; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

Note: While living in France in 1890, Robert Henri began painting scenes on small wood panels, recording the passing view on the spot using broad brushstrokes and simplified forms.

Artist Biography

Robert Henri (1865–1929)

Paint what you feel. Paint what you see. Paint what is real to you. —Robert Henri

By Chelsea DeLay

I. Biography
II. Chronology
III. Collections
IV. Exhibitions
V. Memberships
VI. Notes
VII. Suggested Resources

I. Biography

In 1865, American artist Robert Henri was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, with the birth name of Robert Henry Cozad. The entire Cozad family changed their name to protect their identity after Henri’s father shot and killed a drunken cattleman in Nebraska. By the time the family moved to New Jersey in 1883,

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