Diplomatic Reception Rooms

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Object Details

Maker
Sydney Laurence (American, 1865-1940)
Date
ca. 1911-1912
Geography
Unknown
Culture
North American
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
Overall: 44 3/4 in x 62 1/2 in; 113.665 cm x 158.75 cm
Provenance
Private collection, Anchorage, Alaska; Bonhams, Los Angeles, California and Western Paintings and Sculpture Sale 24771, August 7, 2018, Lot 109; to the Fine Arts Committee through purchase
Inscriptions
Label reads: This is the only adequate painting in existence of the "Top of the Continent" and is the result of years of ardent study pursued by the Artist under the very shadow of the mountain.
Credit Line
Available for Donation
Collection
The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Accession Number
RR-2018.0013