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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1936.132
People
Childe Hassam, American (Boston, MA 1859 - 1935 E. Hampton, NY)
Title
West Indian Girl
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1914
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230725
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
69.9 x 82.9 cm (27 1/2 x 32 5/8 in.)
framed: 81.3 x 94 x 7.6 cm (32 x 37 x 3 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: Childe Hassam; monogram on back, 1914
  • inscription: lower right: Childe Hassam Cos Cob
  • inscription: on back: monogram CH in circle, Cos Cob 1914
Provenance
Bequest of the artist to American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1935; sold to Archer Huntington, 1936; his gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1936.
Huntington never had this work in his collection--he had it sent directly from the American Academy to the Fogg.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Archer M. Huntington, Esq.
Accession Year
1936
Object Number
1936.132
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Catalogue Deluxe, exh. cat., Department of Fine Arts of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition... (San Francisco, CA, 1915), no. 3709, listed opposite p. 32

Adeline Adams, Childe Hassam, American Academy of Arts and Letters (New York, NY, 1938), reproduced in b/w opposite p. 84

Exhibition History

Exhibition of Pictures by Childe Hassam, Montross Gallery, New York, 11/12/1914 - 11/28/1914

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, [Unknown venue, San Francisco], San Francisco, 01/01/1915 - 12/31/1915

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