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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.199
People
Albert Joseph Moore, British (York, England 1841 - 1893 London, England)
Title
Study for "Blossoms"
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Completed Study for "Blossoms"
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1881
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230457
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
sight: 75.57 x 24.13 cm (29 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: anthemion device
Provenance
W. Moresby Chinnery, sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, March 1, 1920, no. 12 (as "Cherry Blossom"). William Hulme, Viscount Leverhulme, sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, February 17-19, 1926, no. 183, repr. (as "Cherry Blossom"). Scott & Fowles, New York, sold to Grenville L. Winthrop (January 25, 1932, $1,500), bequest to Fogg Art Museum, 1943
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.199
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Catalogue of Modern Pictures and Watercolour Drawings... of M. Chinnery, auct. cat., Christie's, London (London, England, March 1, 1920), no. 12

The Art Collection of the Late Viscount Leverhulme, auct. cat., Anderson Galleries (New York, NY, February 17, 1926 - February 19, 1926), no. 183; repr., facing p. 128

Paintings and Drawings of the Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1946), no. 60

Denys Sutton, "The Pursuit of Beauty", Apollo (June 1978), vol. CVII, no. 196, pp. 446-452, p. 451, fig. 11

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 121; repr. as no. 88

"Spring Sampler: Signs of the Season from Diverse University Collections", Harvard Magazine (March 2002), pp. 38-43, p. 43, repr. in color

Chikashi Kitazaki and Mina Oya, ed., Between Reality and Dreams: Nineteenth Century British and French Art from the Winthrop Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., National Museum of Western Art (Ueno, 2002), pp. 212-213, cat. #65, color repr.

Exhibition History

Paintings and Drawings of the Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/08/1946 - 06/01/1946

Unidentified Exhibition, Lamont Library, 1959, Lamont Library, Cambridge, 04/01/1959 - 04/30/1959

Between Reality and Dreams: Nineteenth Century British and French Art from the Winthrop Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 09/14/2002 - 12/08/2002

For Students of Art and Lovers of Beauty: Highlights from the Collection of Grenville L. Winthrop, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/16/2004

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