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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1926.33.81
People
John William Hill, American (London, England 1812 - 1879 West Nyack, NY)
Title
Smoked Herring
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1860-1865
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/306287
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor over graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
19.1 x 32.8 cm (7 1/2 x 12 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: red gouache, l.r.: J. W. Hill
Provenance
Fine Arts Department, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; transferred to Fogg Art Museum, 1926.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Fine Arts Department, Harvard University
Accession Year
1926
Object Number
1926.33.81
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, Melissa Renn, and Susan C. Ricci, The Last Ruskinians: Charles Eliot Norton, Charles Herbert Moore, and Their Circle, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2007), pp. 58, 92, pl. 6

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Melissa Renn, American Paintings at Harvard, Volume One: Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels by Artists Born before 1826, Yale University Press (U.S.) and Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge and New Haven, 2014), pp. 260-61, cat. 209, ill.

Exhibition History

The Last Ruskinians: Charles Eliot Norton, Charles Herbert Moore, and Their Circle, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/07/2007 - 07/08/2007

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