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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1961.97
People
John Appleton Brown, American (W. Newbury, MA 1844 - 1902 New York, NY)
Title
Stormy Seascape
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1880s
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308562
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pastel on brown paperboard
Dimensions
35.6 x 45.6 cm (14 x 17 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.l.: Prof J K Paine / From J. Appleton Brown
  • stamp: verso, purple ink, stamped: EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE DE 1855 / MENTION HONORABLE / PAPIER, CARTON, CHASSIS, TOILES / ANTI-PONCE pour le PASTEL / P.L. Breveté PARIS / MARQUE DÉPOSÉE [Craigen Bowen of Paper Conservation notes that the Honorable Mention referred to here was won by the paper itself, not the drawing]
  • stamp: verso, purple ink: 20
Provenance
Professor John Knowles Paine; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; transferred to the Fogg Art Museum, 1961.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from Harvard University Collection
Accession Year
1961
Object Number
1961.97
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Susan Faxon, Alice Downey, and Peter Bermingham, A Stern and Lovely Scene: A Visual History of the Isles of Shoals, exh. cat., University Art Galleries, University of New Hampshire (Durham, NH, 1978), fig. 1, checklist p. 137

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 55, cat. no. 29

Exhibition History

A Stern and Lovely Scene: A Visual History of the Isles of Shoals, University Art Galleries, University of New Hampshire, Durham, 03/13/1978 - 04/20/1978

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