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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1919.45
People
Oliver Herford, American (Sheffield England 1863 - 1935)
Title
The Journey, for "A Dark Career," by Oliver Herford
Other Titles
Alternate Title: A Dark Career. The Journey
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1893
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/306060
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink and graphite, partially erased, on heavy off-white wove paper
Dimensions
38.9 x 32 cm (15 5/16 x 12 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black ink, l.r.: O. Herford
  • blind stamp: REYNOLD'S / BRISTOLBOARD [with design of a crown]
  • stamp: u.r., blue ink, stamped: 7078
  • inscription: u.r., black ink and graphite: [black ink:] A Dark Corner [corrected in graphite:] Career-- The Journey
  • inscription: lower center, graphite, erased: 5 1/2 in
  • inscription: verso, black crayon: St. N / A 3607
  • inscription: verso, blue pencil: Herford / P / 9 x 12 / A Dark Career (4 dwgs) / 20-774 / 3.00 l 35--
Provenance
Evert Jansen Wendell, Bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1919.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Evert J. Wendell
Accession Year
1919
Object Number
1919.45
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Oliver Herford, "A Dark Career", St. Nicholas, Scribner & Co. (New York, NY, August 1893), vol. XX, p. 774, reproduced in b/w p. 774

Oliver Herford, Artful Anticks, The Century Co. (New York, NY, 1894), reproduced in b/w p. 35

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