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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.246
People
Georges Braque, French (Argenteuil, France 1882 - 1963 Paris, France)
Title
The Mandolin
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1939-c. 1940
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227645
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
88.9 x 106.7 cm (35 x 42 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: G. Braque
Provenance
[Sam Salz, New York, New York], sold; to Joseph Pulitzer Jr., St. Louis, Missouri, 1949, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1960.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pulitzer, Jr.
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.246
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Charles Scott Chetham, Modern Painting, Drawing & Sculpture: Collected by Louise and Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1957), p. 24, fig. 26, ill. (plate section, b/w)

Caroline A. Jones, Modern Art at Harvard: The Formation of the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums (New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press, 1985). With an essay by John Coolidge and a preface by John M. Rosenfield. To accompany the inaugural exhibition at the Sackler Museum, Oct 21 1985 - Jan 5 1986, reproduced in color, fig. 79, p. 85

Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), no. 230, p. 200, repr. in color

Exhibition History

Modern Art at Harvard, Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, 07/31/1999 - 09/26/1999; Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, 10/09/1999 - 11/14/1999; Matsuzakaya Art Museum, Nagoya, 12/02/1999 - 12/27/1999; Oita City Museum, Oita, 01/06/2000 - 02/06/2000; Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Ibaraki, 02/11/2000 - 03/26/2000

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