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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1946.21.8
People
Rockwell Kent, American (Tarrytown Heights NY 1882 - 1971 Plattsburgh NY)
Title
A Kayaker; Illustration for "Salamina" by Rockwell Kent
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1935
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308147
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink, white gouache, and black crayon on off-white laid paper
Dimensions
image: 21.6 x 15.2 cm (8 1/2 x 6 in.)
actual: 29.8 x 21.7 cm (11 3/4 x 8 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: [in oval shape] Hand Made [with cursive initial, illegible, to left]
  • inscription: lower mat, graphite: 10 [encircled]
  • inscription: lower mat, graphite: 6 1/4 - 8 7/8
  • inscription: lower mat, black ink on lined paper, in artist's hand: 9. This is a [underlined:] kayaker in his [underlined:] full [underlined:] jacket. / It looks as if I didn't know the / anatomy of hands; the Green-/ land mittens have two thumbs.
Provenance
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
Accession Year
1946
Object Number
1946.21.8
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Rockwell Kent, Salamina, Harcourt, Brace and Co. (New York, NY, 1935), reproduced facing p. 160

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