Landing of Henry Hudson, 1608 (1835)
Name: Landing of Henry Hudson, 1608
Artist: Robert W Weir
Format: Oil on canvas
Signed? Robt. W. Weir (lower center)
Location: Private Collection (2011)
Website ID: HENR1
Provenance: Gulian C. Verplanck, commissioned from the artist. William S. Verplanck, son of the above. Mrs. Benjamin Richards, daughter of the above. Louisa Verplanck Richards, daughter of the above. Mrs. Guy Richards. M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, 1961. Northern Natural Gas Co., Omaha, Nebraska. InterNorth Art Foundation, Omaha, Nebraska. Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum, Los Angeles, California (not accessioned). Christie's, New York, 2 December 1988, lot 169Q, sold by the above. Acquired by the late owners from the above.
Auction Price: $200,000
Auction Estimate: $500,000
Auction Year: 2018
Irene Weir Book? p146
William Gerts? p17
Ahrens Plate/Page? 24,29,69,72,88,91,106
References: West Point Academy Death Notice. The American Cyclopaedia Vol 16. New York Mirror 23 Dec 1837. Dunlap's History of New York for Schools (1837). Spencer's History of the United States (1858). The Weir Family, 1820-1920 (Marian Wardle, 2011) p.32.
Notes: Auctioned for $80,000 in 1988. Had “ at Verplanck Point,near Peekskill, New York” in title; was acquired by Julian Verplanck [Gerdts p17]. Listed in Gerdts as unsigned, but auctions as signed.