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Lot 6John White Alexander
American, 1856-1915
Geraldine Russell (1896-1933), 1902 or 1903
Signed John W. Alexander (ll)
Oil on canvas
60 1/4 x 35 7/8 inches (153 x 95.6 cm)

Jane and Charles Howland Russell (the subject's parents)
By descent to Geraldine Russell
Thence by descent to Charles H. Russell, New York, (the subject's brother)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Charles H. Russell, 1964, 64.117

New York, National Arts Club, John W. Alexander Retrospective Exhibition, 1909, no. 11 as Portrait of Miss Geraldine Russell
Pittsburgh, PA, Carnegie Institute, John White Alexander Memorial Exhibition, 1916, no. 81, as Geraldine, p. 47 in cat. (by J. W. Beatty)

Sold for $10,080
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Light abrasion to the surface. The tacking edges have been reinforced with paper tape. No restoration visible under UV light.

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