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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1946.7
People
John Marin, American (Rutherford, NJ 1870 - 1953 Addison, Cape Split, ME)
Title
Delaware Country
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1915
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308171
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor over graphite on heavy white wove paper
Dimensions
actual: 41.6 x 48.9 cm (16 3/8 x 19 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: watercolor over graphite, l.l.: Marin 15
  • gallery label: backing board, paper, English: In ink: An American Place/ 509 Madison Ave./ New York-NY/ Acquired by/ J. Zirinsky/ Apr 17/45/ OK'd by Alfred Stieglitz/ Delaware Country/ 1915/ by John Marin/ [separate label] John Marin
  • exhibition label: backing board, paper: John Marin 1870-1953, 2/9- 3/10/63
  • inscription: verso, top, graphite, English: 473 [circled]
  • inscription: verso, c.r., graphite, English: Delaware C/ 1916 [upside down]
Provenance
[An American Place, New York New York], sold; to J[ulius?] Zirinsky, 1945. James Naumberg Rosenberg, 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
1946.7
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. 15.7, reproduced in b/w

Exhibition History

Unidentified Exhibition, Cambridge Trust Company, 1951, Cambridge Trust Company, Cambridge, 03/26/1951 - 04/26/1951

[John Marin], Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Boston, 05/01/1951 - 05/31/1951

Unidentified Exhibition, Thomas Crane Public Library, 1955, Thomas Crane Public Library, Quincy, 08/15/1955 - 08/20/1955

John Marin 1870 - 1953, University of Arizona, Tucson, 02/09/1963 - 03/10/1963

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

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