Charles Demuth (1883–1935)
Watercolor and pencil on paper, 11 7/8 x 17 7/8 inches
Signed and dated center left: C. Demuth / 1926
Provenance: C.W. Kraushaar Galleries, New York; George Dyer, Norfolk, Connecticut, 1934; private collection, by descent; [ Sotheby's, New York, December 1, 1988, lot 240, illustrated]; A. Alfred Taubman, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (acquired at the above sale)
Exhibited: New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Demuth Memorial Exhibition, December 1937-January 1938, no. 121 (as Roses and Daisies).
Literature: Richard C. Weyand scrapbooks, no. W432; Emily Edna Farnham, Charles Demuth: His Life, Psychology and Works, Ph.D. dissertation, Ohio State University, 1959, vol. II, 608, no. 495.