SOLD Portsmouth Harbor, New Hampshireby William Glackens (1870–1938)
25 x 30⅛ inches
Signed lower right: W. Glackens
Estate of the artist
Kraushaar Galleries, New York, New York, 1968
Harry Spiro, New York
Knoedler Gallery, New York, New York
Hammer Galleries, New York, New York
Private collection, 1980
Coe Kerr Gallery, New York, New York
Private collection, Naples, Florida, acquired from above, 1983
Godel & Co., Bedford, New York
Private collection, Minnesota, acquired from above, 2006
Sale, Christie’s, New York, New York, May 17, 2022, lot 29
Knoedler Gallery, New York, New York, The Eight, 1975
Knoedler Gallery, New York, New York, American Impressionists, 1975
Santa Fe East Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Paintings by American Impressionists, July 9–August 24, 1982
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, New York, Our Own Bright Land: American Topographical Pictures, 1770–1930, November 29, 1994–January 28, 1995
Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona, Minnesota, on long-term loan, 2006–2022
Our Own Bright Land: American Topographical Pictures, 1770–1930 (New York: Hirschl & Adler Galleries, 1994), 30, no. 16.
An Exhibition of Paintings by American Impressionists (Santa Fe: Santa Fe East Galleries, 1982), 60.
Note: The Ira and William Glackens papers, held by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, reference this painting as comprising a part of the artist’s estate under record number 162.
American Impressionist and Member of the Ashcan School
By Amy Spencer
Best known for his colorful impressionistic scenes of urban life, William Glackens was at the forefront of the New York art scene; he was a member of the progressive Ashcan School and co-organizer of the first Armory Show.
VII. Suggested Resources
William James Glackens was an American painter and illustrator who co-founded the Ashcan School art movement. At the beginning of the 20th
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