Richard Edward Miller (1875-1943) : Ellen – sewing, ca.1925.
SAL record control number: 86280 ;
Record level: Item ;
Record type: Movable work ;
Work title: Ellen – sewing [from exhibition catalog] ;
Alternate work titles:
2021 : Ellen – sewing [SAL uses the original title] ;
ca.1970 – Reverie [from current owner’s book on the his collection] ;
1925 : Ellen – sewing [from exhibition catalog] ;
Work date: ca.1925 [based on first known exhibition date] ;
Work creator: Richard Edward Miller (1875-1943) ;
Work medium: Oil on canvas ;
Work dimensions: 26 x 28 inches ;
Inscribed / signed front:
SAL category: Genre ;
SAL sub-category: Interiors ;
SAL sub-category: Women in interiors ;
Archives of American Art subjects:
Description of work:
ca.1970 Private collection of Thomas Davies, New Canaan, CT ;
1925 Salmagundi, New York, NY, accession (no number) via Members’ purchase prize ;
ca.1925 Richard Edward Miller (1875-1943), the artist .
1925 SCNY annual exhibition of oil paintings February 14-28.
References / citations:
– Collecting stories 400 paintings 400 stories by Thomas Davies, New York, NY published by Laynfaroh, 2008.
– Salmagundi Club painting exhibitions 1889-1939 by Alexander W Katlan and Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, 2008, page 78.
– Salmagundi prize book by Salmagundi [internal record book.]
– Deaccessioned ca.1970s based on a story told by Alexander W Katlan, 2021. The club approach Thomas Davies, a well known collector and art historian and asks if he might give them money. He offered instead to purchase two paintings from the club including this one. The club sold the works to help with their financial situation.
ca.1970s – [unknown amount – USD] [retail] ;
1925 – $1,000 USD [Purchase prize] ;
Digital-born document number:
Record birth date:
March 31, 2021
Last updated: April 24, 2021 at 22:56 pm