Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819-1905)
Chickens on Rock
signed and dated 'AF Tait/NY 1867.' (lower right)–signed and dated again and numbered 'No 511.' (on the reverse)
oil on board
10 x 12 in. (25.4 x 30.5 cm.)
Painted in 1867.
Arthur Ackermann & Son, New York.
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York.
Mr. George A. Butler, Houston, Texas, circa 1960.
Private collection, by descent from the above.
Sotheby's, New York, 30 November 1989, lot 66, sold by the above.
(Probably) Acquired by the present owner from the above.
W.H. Cadbury, H.F. Marsh, Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait: Artist in the Adirondacks, Newark, New Jersey, 1986, pp. 197-98, no. 67.21, illustrated (as Chickens).
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This painting is listed as No. 511 in the artist's register.

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