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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1936.10.17
People
William Rimmer, American (Liverpool, England 1816 - 1879 S. Milford, MA)
Title
Walking Man, Three Children, and a Cat; verso: Axes and a Gremlin
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Studies of an ax and a caricature, verso: A man walking and children playing with a dog
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1862-1875
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/306786
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
12.7 x 17.9 cm (5 x 7 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.r.: WR
  • inscription: verso, graphite, signed: From drawing book. / CHR
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
1936.10.17
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. 40, pp. 774-75, illus. 120; verso, no. 41, p. 775, illus. 121

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