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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1936.10.57
People
William Rimmer, American (Liverpool, England 1816 - 1879 S. Milford, MA)
Title
Study for Standing Statue of Peter Cooper (1791 - 1883)
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Sketch Study of Peter Cooper
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1866
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/306672
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on heavy off-white wove paper
Dimensions
38.2 x 27.9 cm (15 1/16 x 11 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.r.: Peter Cooper W. Rimmer
  • inscription: verso, black ink, signed: Sketch study / of Peter Cooper by W. Rimmer / (C.H. R.)
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. Betttens Fund
Accession Year
1936
Object Number
1936.10.57
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. 82, pp. 827-828, illus. 156

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