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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1936.10.52
People
William Rimmer, American (Liverpool, England 1816 - 1879 S. Milford, MA)
Title
Four Figures from a French Opera
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Four Sketches of Characters in a French Opera
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1862 - c. 1875
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/306615
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white wove paper, mounted on gray-green wove paper
Dimensions
mount: 25.4 x 35.7 cm (10 x 14 1/16 in.)
actual: 15.3 x 19.7 cm (6 x 7 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.r.: French Opera / WR
  • inscription: verso, graphite, signed: From drawing book / CR
  • inscription: l.r. of mount, black ink: Sketches of characters / in French Opera by W. Rimmer
  • blind stamp: mount, impressed: [ ] les Annonay Mont g[ ]
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
1936.10.52
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Pinholes at l.l.
Publication History

Jeffrey Weidman, "William Rimmer: Critical Catalogue Raisonné" (Thesis, Indiana University, 1981), Indiana University, no. 39, pp. 773-774, illus. 119

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