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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1936.109.95
People
Kanji Nakamura, American (Nagasaki, Japan 1887 - 1932 Boston, MA)
Title
Portrait of a Man
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
19th-20th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/231335
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on panel
Dimensions
20.3 x 16.8 x 0.6 cm (8 x 6 5/8 x 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: on back, graphite, in artist's hand: The work of Kanji Nakamura/Inspired by a clipping/from the news paper. Later/the original was sent MFA/Boston. It was badly repainted/and of questionable value so/was not purchased./ Mr. Nakamura repeated his/experiment without improving/upon it. /Given to the Fogg Museum/of Art by Denman W. Ross/Executor.
Provenance
Kanji Nakamura, gift(?); to Denman W. Ross, Cambridge, Massachusetts, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1936.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Denman W. Ross, Class of 1875
Accession Year
1936
Object Number
1936.109.95
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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