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Identification and Creation
Object Number
John Marin, American (Rutherford, NJ 1870 - 1953 Addison, Cape Split, ME)
Frame by George F. Of
In the Adirondacks
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Watercolor over graphite on white wove paper
35.7 x 42 cm (14 1/16 x 16 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, graphite, English: l.l.: #7; center, M11 [circled and crossed out]; l.r.: 1800 [over] 1000
  • watermark: PM / FABRIANO / ITALY
  • exhibition label: backing board, paper, English: no. 291.29
  • exhibition label: backing board, paper, English: no. 54.1.3b-x
  • label: backing board, paper, English: Geo. F. OF, Inc./Picture Fram[er]/Established 1873/126 W 57th St./New York/[graphite:]Stieglitz #7 [ ]
  • gallery label: backing board, paper, English: The INTIMATE Gallery/room 303/Anderson Galleries Bldg/489 Park Ave. at 59th St., New York/[in ink:] Adirondacks, New York- 1912/ by John Marin
  • exhibition label: backing board, paper, removed: Selections and Transformations: the Art of John Marin, 28 Jan. 90 - 15 April 90 Cat. # 89 / John Marin / In the Adirondacks [underlined] / watercolor on graphite paper / Harvard University Art Museum
  • exhibition label: backing board, paper, English: no. 51-5-13
  • inscription: inscriptions: verso, graphite, lower left: #7; lower right: 1800/1000; center: M 11 (circled and crossed out)
Private Collector, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1928.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Gift
© Estate of John Marin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Accession Year
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art
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Publication History

Sheldon Reich, John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné, University of Arizona Press (Tucson, AZ, 1970), vol. II, no. 12.28, reproduced in b/w

John Marin's Berkshire Landscapes, exh. cat., Berkshire Museum (Purchase, NY, 1985), fig. 3

Ruth E. Fine, John Marin, exh. cat., National Gallery of Art and Abbeville Press (Washington, D.C and New York, 1990), pl. 89, p. 97

Exhibition History

Paintings by 19 Living Americans, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 12/13/1929 - 01/12/1930

Unidentified Exhibition, Colby College Museum of Art, 1945, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, 05/10/1945 - 06/06/1945

[John Marin], Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Boston, 05/01/1951 - 05/31/1951

[Marin Retrospective], Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 01/19/1954 - 02/15/1954

Unidentified Exhibition, Thomas Crane Public Library, 1955, Thomas Crane Public Library, Quincy, 08/15/1955 - 08/20/1955

Selections and Transformations: The Art of John Marin, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 01/28/1990 - 04/15/1990

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