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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1963.114
People
Everett Shinn, American (Woodstown, NJ 1876 - 1953 New York, NY)
Title
Central Park
Other Titles
Former Title: Central Park, New York
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1915
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308695
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor, gouache and black chalk on off-white wove paper mounted on cardboard
Dimensions
10.5 x 14.9 cm (4 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, lower right: E Shinn 1915
  • inscription: verso of mount, graphite: [ ] W. C. 36 / No. 54 / 73rd St. & Central Park West / size 4 x 5 / P[ ] /Price-- $75.00 / TX / Price 75.00
  • label: removed from old mount, now in curatorial file, paper, printed: No. APG 9137 D
  • exhibition label: removed from old mount, now in curatorial file, paper, printed: Graphic Styles of the American Eight 2/29 - 4/11/76
  • exhibition label: removed from old mount, now in curatorial file, paper, printed: No. APG 9137D
Provenance
Everett Shinn, possible gift; to John G. Pierce, bequest; to Mrs. John G. Pierce, Milton, Massachusetts, 1963, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1963.

NOTE: See correspondence in curatorial file indicating that Mrs. Pierce mentioned the work was a gift from the artist to her husband.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. John G. Pierce in memory of her husband
Accession Year
1963
Object Number
1963.114
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Kenyon Castle Bolton, III, Peter G. Huenink, Earl A. Powell III, Harry Z. Rand, and Nanette C. Sexton, American Art at Harvard, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1972), cat. 131, ill.

Sheldon Reich, Graphic Styles of the American Eight, Utah Museum of Fine Arts (Salt Lake City, UT, 1976), no. 113

Marjorie B. Cohn, Wash and Gouache: A Study of the Development of the Materials of Watercolor, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, 1977), p. 38, cat. no. 57 p. 109

Exhibition History

A Revolt: The 12345678, Lakeview Center for Arts and Sciences, Peoria, 09/12/1969 - 11/09/1969

American Art at Harvard, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/19/1972 - 06/18/1972

Graphic Styles of the American Eight, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, 02/29/1976 - 04/11/1976

Wash and Gouache: A Study of the Development of the Materials of Watercolor, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 05/12/1977 - 06/22/1977

The Artist in the Park, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 04/28/1980 - 05/30/1980

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