Title: The Heinz Buildings, Pittsburgh (1898) Temple Gold Medal
Media: Watercolor and Gouache on wove paper, Signed and dated in ink, lower right
Laid down on card stock
Size: 9 x 8 inches / 23 x 20.3 cm
Childe Hassam, America's foremost Impressionist painter, received a Temple Gold Medal from the Carnegie Institute in 1898 for this exquisite two-image watercolor. The upper frame of this work, from the Gilded Age, depicts the Heinz Time Office and adjacent buildings. The lower rendering, a close-up of the vantage at top left, depicts ladies strolling in a garden on the Heinz roof.
Katheleen M. Burnside and Stuart Field authenticated this Artwork to be included in the Catalog Raisonne.
This lot is accompanied by a portfolio of literature and pictures depicting the subject painting together with a certificate of authenticity.