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Lot 0049
Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (New York / England, 1819 - 1905) Deer in a wooded landscape. Oil on canvas. Signed lower right. Sight Size: 9 x 10.75 in. Overall Size: 15 x 16.75 in. Tait's work is represented in the permanent collections of the Denver Art Museum; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Shelburne Museum, Vermont; Amon Carter Museum; Brooklyn Museum; Yale University Art Gallery; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Addison Gallery of American Art; Adirondack Museum; Tate Gallery, London; National Museum of Racing, Saratoga Springs, NY; Victoria & Albert Museum and more. Tait is considered one of America's finest animal painters. He became interested in frontier life when he assisted George Catlin with his traveling Indian Gallery in France and England in the 1840s. In 1850 Tait moved to New York and summered in the Adirondacks, where he painted many realistic nature scenes. After Currier and Ives printed Tait's sporting views (1852-1864), he gained fame and recognition. He collaborated on paintings

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Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819 - 1905)

Estimate $5,500 - $7,500Jul 1, 2018