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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1917.151
People
Joseph Lindon Smith, American (Pawtucket, RI 1863 - 1950 Dublin, NH)
Title
Doorway in Venice with Closed Doors
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1887
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305922
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor over graphite on heavy off-white wove paper
Dimensions
39.2 x 29.1 cm (15 7/16 x 11 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: gray watercolor, l.l.: Joseph Lindon Smith / Venice 1887
  • inscription: lower margin, graphite: 11 x 14 3/8
Provenance
Gift (?) of the artist to Denman W. Ross, Cambridge, MA; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1917.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Denman W. Ross
Accession Year
1917
Object Number
1917.151
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Elizabeth Anne McCauley and Alan Chong, Gondola Days: Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Palazzo Barbaro Circle, exh. cat., Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 2004), p. 103, fig. 74 (color), detail repr. p. x (color)

Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Venetian Figures and Landscapes, 1898-1913, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2009), p. 27, fig. 8

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