International Art Auction

June 13, 2017


Lot 3

Henry Salem Hubbell (1870-1949)

Henry Salem Hubbell (1870-1949)
Lot 3 Details
Henry Salem Hubbell (1870-1949), American


Oil on canvas; signed lower left, signed, titled and inscribed at Paris in pen and ink to a small artist’s label to the stretcher
44" x 33" — 111.8 x 83.8 cm.

Estimate $15,000-$20,000

Realised: $14,400
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Henry Salem Hubbell (1870-1949)
  • Henry Salem Hubbell (1870-1949)
  • Henry Salem Hubbell (1870-1949)

Private Collection, Toronto


Hubbell lived in France from 1898-1910. In 1898-99, he enrolled in James Abbot McNeill Whistler's Academie Carmen in Paris. He was one of only a few artists that studied with Whistler.

The sitter is the same woman wearing the same striped jacket as in the painting “Tea Time”, executed by the artist, circa 1909, that sold at Sotheby’s New York on December 2, 2010, lot 72.


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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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