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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1970.77
People
Martin Mower, American (Lynn, MA 1870 - 1960 Vancouver, British Columbia)
Title
Bird's Nest
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1890-1895
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308944
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor and white gouache on off-white card
Dimensions
19.6 x 21.6 cm (7 11/16 x 8 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: verso, black ink on paper, printed: [partial label, cut off at upper center, text inside frame-like design:] The H. Lieber Company, Indianapolis
  • label: old mount, now in curatorial file, black ink on paper: [text in design shaped like frame:] The H. Lieber Company, Indianapolis
  • inscription: old mount, now in curatorial file, black ink: MM [in monogram]
  • label: old mount, now in curatorial file, blue ballpoint on white paper: Martin Mower after / Wm. Hunt
Provenance
Alfred Mansfield Brooks, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; to Mrs. Arthur Mansfield (Ruth Steele) Brooks, at his death, 1963, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1970.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Mrs. Alfred Mansfield Brooks
Accession Year
1970
Object Number
1970.77
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, Melissa Renn, and Susan C. Ricci, The Last Ruskinians: Charles Eliot Norton, Charles Herbert Moore, and Their Circle, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2007), pp. 75, 94, pl. 30

Exhibition History

The Last Ruskinians: Charles Eliot Norton, Charles Herbert Moore, and Their Circle, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/07/2007 - 07/08/2007

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