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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1936.10.29
People
William Rimmer, American (Liverpool, England 1816 - 1879 S. Milford, MA)
Title
Chimpanzee, for "Art Anatomy"
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Art Anatomy
Alternate Title: Head of a Chimpanzee
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1872
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/306611
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite and brown ink on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
21.6 x 20.2 cm (8 1/2 x 7 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: u.r., graphite and brown ink: Chimpanzee
  • inscription: in image, graphite: No. 21
  • inscription: l.l., graphite: W. Rimmer
Provenance
From the artist to his daughter Caroline Hunt Rimmer, at his death, 1879; to her niece Edith Rimmer Durham Simonds, 1918; purchased by the Fogg Art Museum, 1936.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Louise E. Bettens Fund
Accession Year
1936
Object Number
1936.10.29
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Jeffrey Weidman, "William Rimmer: Critical Catalogue Raisonné" (Thesis, Indiana University, 1981), Indiana University, no. 209, p. 1011, illus. 282

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