Theodore Robinson (1852 - 1896), was born in Vermont, grew up in Wisconsin, and studied in Paris with Claude Monet, before returning to paint and teach in New York and Philadelphia. He is considered the pioneer of American Impressionism. This work, Young Girl with Dog, is up for auction at Christie's in NY tomorrow, December 1, 2010, as part of their Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture sale. Estimated price: $70,000 - $100,000.
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