Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935)
Wooden Bridge, 1918; Pencil on paper (framed); Signed and dated; 7 5/8" x 11 5/8" (sight); Provenance: FAR Gallery, New York (label on verso); Private Collection, Maryland; Note: This drawing relates directly to Hassam's lithograph titled, "Bridge, Bass Rocks (1918). This is one of a series of preparatory drawings created for the lithograph while the artist was in Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Sale Price: $2,500
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Signed and dated. Inscription at lower right appears to read: Childe Hassam 1918/ Good Harbor Beach / Bass Rocks / Aug 17th. Good overall condition. Rough bottom edge of sheet where it was apparently torn from a binding and/or larger sheet. No other issues noted. Sheet: 8 x 12 1/4 inches. Affixed to backing board at upper corners verso.