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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Lilla Cabot Perry, American (Boston, MA 1848 - 1933 Hancock, NH)
The Trio, Tokyo, Japan
Work Type
Creation Place: North America, United States
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Physical Descriptions
Oil on canvas
75.6 x 100 cm (29 3/4 x 39 3/8 in.)
framed: 88 x 113.4 x 5.1 cm (34 5/8 x 44 5/8 x 2 in.)
Descendents of Lilla Cabot Perry, sold [through John Castano Galleries, Boston]; to Fogg Art Museum 1952.
Acquisition and Rights
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Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Friends of the Fogg Art Museum Fund
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European and American Art
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Publication History

Muto Shuji, Seiki-tenkanki Amerika no Bungaku to Bunka, Chuo-University, p. 71, repr. in b/w

Memorial Exhibition of Paintings by Lilla Cabot Perry, exh. cat., Boston Art Club (Boston, MA, 1933), no. 29

Stuart P. Feld, Lilla Cabot Perry: A Retrospective Exhibition, exh. cat., Hirschl & Adler Galleries (New York, NY, 1969), no. 22, reproduced

Charlotte Streifer Rubinstein, American Women Artists: From Early Indian Times to the Present, Avon (New York, NY, 1982), reproduced in b/w fig. 4-28, p. 138; listed p. 529

Doris Birmingham, "'The Black Hat' by Lilla Cabot Perry", Bulletin of the Currier Gallery of Art, Currier Museum of Art (Manchester, NH, Fall 1986), pp 1-23, reproduced in b/w as fig. 7

Eleanor Tufts, American Women Artists, 1830-1930, exh. cat., International Exhibitions Foundation (Washington, D.C, 1987), no. 50, repr.

Meredith Martindale, Lilla Cabot Perry: An American Impressionist, exh. cat., National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, D.C, 1990), reproduced in color fig. 21, p. 53; text, p. 52

Jane Turner, The Encyclopedia of American Art before 1914, Macmillan Publishers Limited (London, England, 2000), p. 371, ill. p. 372

"A Literary Magazine: Mita Bungaku" (Japan, Spring 2004), page 203

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 267-68, cat. no. 280, reproduced in color, p. 280

Yuko Matsukawa, "Japan as Domestic Space: Lilla Cabot Perry at the Turn into the Twentieth Century", The American Review (Japan) (2010), vol. 44, pp. 19-37, p. 31, fig. 1, ill.; p. 169.

Laurence Madeline, Women Artists in Paris, 1850-1900, exh. cat., American Federation of Arts and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven, 2017), p. 231, repr. as plate 84

Exhibition History

Memorial Exhibition of Paintings by Lilla Cabot Perry, Boston Art Club, Boston, 10/26/1933 - 11/18/1933

Retrospective Exhibition of the Work of Lilla Cabot Perry, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 10/13/1959 - 11/05/1969

Retrospective Exhibition of the Work of Lilla Cabot Perry, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, 09/05/1969 - 10/05/1969; New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, 11/29/1969 - 01/11/1970

American Women Artists, 1830-1930, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, 04/10/1987 - 06/14/1987; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, 07/05/1987 - 08/30/1987; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, 09/19/1987 - 11/15/1987; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, 12/05/1987 - 01/31/1988; Meadows Museum, Dallas, 02/20/1988 - 04/17/1988

Women Artists in Paris, 1850-1900, Denver Art Museum, Denver, 10/22/2017 - 01/14/2018; Speed Art Museum, Louisville, 02/17/2018 - 05/13/2018; Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, 06/09/2018 - 09/03/2018

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