Saint Nicholas, Type 2a (1838)
Name: Saint Nicholas, Type 2a
Artist: Robert W Weir
a/k/a: The Night Before Christmas
Format: Oil on panel
Signed? Robt. W. Weir, West Point/1838, lower left
Location: Butler Institute of American Art
Website ID: ST2A1
Provenance: Private New York collection through 1959. Parke-Pernet Galleries, sale No. 1926, Nov 5-7, 1959, No. 519 as “The Night Before Christmas”. With Berry-Hill Galleries until given by Sidney Hill to the Butler Institute in 1962. Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
Exhibited? BA 1838(?)
Irene Weir Book?
Ahrens Plate/Page? 5-10
Notes: Only version signed and dated Saint Nicholas. Stockings initialed WW, AW, WW. Cuffs are green.