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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1898.438
People
Miss Harris, American (active 19th c. - )
Title
Oak Silkmoth on a Morning Glory
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305976
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor over graphite on off-white card
Dimensions
40 x 27.5 cm (15 3/4 x 10 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: u.r. of face mat, graphite: Telea Polyphemus
  • inscription: l.r. of face mat, graphite: 167
  • inscription: l.r. of backing mat, graphite: 167 / [crossed off:] 460
  • inscription: l.r., graphite: 460
  • inscription: l.r., graphite: Drawn by Mifs Harris of W. Roxbury
Provenance
Possibly Thaddeus William Harris. John Witt Randall, Boston, MA, bequest; to his sister Belinda L. Randall, 1892, gift; to Harvard University, 1898
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Accession Year
1898
Object Number
1898.438
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

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. 132, cat. 96, ill.

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