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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.39
People
Abbott Handerson Thayer, American (Boston, MA 1849 - 1921 Monadnock, NY)
Gerald Thayer
Title
Study of the Artist's Son, Gerald (1883-1939)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1896
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308240
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on brown cardboard
Dimensions
actual: 32.7 x 26.3 cm (12 7/8 x 10 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.r.: Abbott H. Thayer Feb 13 '96
  • inscription: Feb 13 '96, l.r., graphite, signed, in artist's hand: My boy Gerald / Drawn by me, Scarborough Feb 13 '96 / Abbott H. Thayer
  • inscription: verso, l.l., graphite: 10 1/2 x 13 / no mat
  • inscription: verso, l.r., graphite: 10 1/2 x 13
Provenance
Giovanni Castano, Boston MA, Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1949.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Giovanni Castano, in honor of Paul J. Sachs's 70th birthday
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
1949.39
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Drawn on the back of a mounted illustration of interior scene with mural. Illustration has been partly torn away from cardboard. Upside down from direction of drawing.
Publication History

Nelson White, Abbott H. Thayer: Painter and Naturalist, Connecticut Printers (Hartford, CT, 1951), plate unnumbered, at back of book

Exhibition History

Exhibition of the Work of Thayer and Twachtman, Century Association, New York, 03/01/1952 - 03/31/1952

Unidentified Exhibition, American Academy of Art and Letters, 1953, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, 12/04/1953 - 12/23/1953

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