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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1946.6
People
John Marin, American (Rutherford, NJ 1870 - 1953 Addison, Cape Split, ME)
Frame by George F. Of
Title
Sea - Maine
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1922
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Maine
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308131
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor and charcoal on heavy white wove paper
Dimensions
actual: 36.5 x 45.1 cm (14 3/8 x 17 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: watercolor over graphite, l.r.: Marin 22
  • gallery label: backing board, paper, English: In ink: Sea-Maine-1922/ by John Marin/ Price $ [scratched out]/ [Stamped on same label] George F. Of
  • exhibition label: backing board, paper, English: no. 51-5-11
  • exhibition label: backing board, paper: Exhibition of Watercolors- Homer, Sargent and Marin, 4/18- 6/11/47
  • exhibition label: backing board, paper, English: 54.1.3d-x
  • gallery label: backing board, paper, English: [Stamped:] An American Place/ [in ink:] John Marin/ Sea-Maine-1922/ by John Marin/ Acquired by J. Zirinsky - May 21-45/OK'd Alfred Stieglitz
  • stamp: backing board, ink, English: Property of the Artist
Provenance
Possibly Julius Zirinsky, 1945. James Naumberg Rosenberg, New York, New York, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1946.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of James N. Rosenberg
Copyright
© Estate of John Marin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Accession Year
1946
Object Number
1946.6
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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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. 22.94, reproduced in b/w

Exhibition History

Exhibition of Water Colors: Homer, Sargent, Marin, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, 04/18/1947 - 06/11/1947

Masters of American Watercolor, Wellesley College Museum of Art, Wellesley, 10/18/1949 - 11/20/1949

[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, Lincoln Laboratory, 1965, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington, 05/20/1965 - 07/20/1965

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