(American, 1870-1953)
Sea and Rocks, Small Point, Maine
1917, watercolor
signed and dated Marin 1917, l.l.; titled verso
sheet: 19 1/2 x 16 1/4 in., frame: 24 x 21 in.

Provenance: The estate of the artist; Kennedy Galleries, New York; Richard York Gallery, New York; A Maine Perspective: The Collection of a New England Gentleman.

Exhibitions: - Marlborough Gallery, New York, John Marin, 1972, no. 36 (illus).
- Richard York Gallery, New York, John Marin: The 291 Years, 1998-9, no. 38 (illus).

Literature: Reich, Sheldon, John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné, 1970, vol. 2, no. 17.35.

Other Notes: - A second watercolor verso, with faint pencil lines throughout and "other side" written in pencil in large script across the work.

- Richard York Gallery, New York, label verso.
- Kennedy Galleries, New York, label verso.

  • Condition: Condition: Colors vivid. Unframing reveals that the work is hinged at top edges, slight wear to each corner, with small chip missing from upper right corner; tack marks in upper left, lower right and left corners. Framed under UV filter plexi.

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