Kenyon Cox (1856-1919) The Light of Learning, Winona Library, 1909 demi-lune 18 x 33in

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Lot 68
Kenyon Cox
(1856-1919)
The Light of Learning, Winona Library, 1909 demi-lune 18 x 33in

Sold for US$ 4,112 inc. premium
Kenyon Cox (1856-1919)
The Light of Learning, Winona Library, 1909
signed and dated 'Kenyon Cox 1909' (lower right) and inscribed 'Winona Library' (lower left)
oil on canvas
demi-lune 18 x 33in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, California (n.d.)
    Private Collection, Northern California

    Exhibition:
    'Twenty-Sixth Annual Exhibition', Architectural League of New York, New York, New York, c. 1912

    Note:
    This painting is a study for a mural entitled 'The Light of Learning' donated by William Hayes to the Winona Free Public Library in Winona, Minnesota, 1910. The mural depicts the allegories of the arts, from right to left: Art, Poetry, Romance, Learning, Philosophy, History, Science.

    A copy of the book 'Concerning Painting: Considerations Theoretical and Historical', 1917, by Kenyon Cox accompanies this lot.

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