Rockwell Kent (1882-1971)
Wreck, Monhegan
signed 'Rockwell Kent' (lower left)--signed again (lower right)
oil on panel
7½ x 13¾ in. (19.1 x 34.9 cm.)
Painted circa 1950.
The artist.
Estate of the above.
Hammer Galleries, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Glens Falls, New York, The Hyde Collection, Rockwell Kent (1882-1971): A Retrospective Exhibit of the Artists Paintings and Graphic Work, June 30-September 29, 1974, no. 17.
Lake Placid, New York, The Center for Music, Drama and Art, Rockwell Kent (1882-1971), May 4-June 12, 1975, no. 19.
(Possibly) New York, Hammer Galleries, Rockwell Kents WorldA Retrospective, February 24-March 19, 1977.
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This painting will be included in the Annotated Checklist of Paintings by Rockwell Kent currently being prepared by Scott R Ferris and Richard V West. We would like to thank Mr. Ferris for his assistance with cataloguing this lot.

Similar works include Wreck of the D.T. Sheridan (circa 1949, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine) and The D.T. Sheridan (1950, Monhegan Museum, Monhegan, Maine).

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