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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.43
People
Attributed to Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins, American (Philadelphia, PA 1844 - 1916 Philadelphia, PA)
Title
Torso of a Man
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th-20th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/309085
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk on off-white laid paper
Dimensions
actual: 21.9 x 19 cm (8 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)
Provenance
Jasper Deeter, Rose Valley PA, Gift to Thomas Suma, 1930. Deeter supposedly got the works from Eakins.
Thomas Suma, Gift of Jasper Deeter, 1930, Sold to Gertrude Stein Gallery, 1945. Suma received the works from Deeter in lieu of salary. His last name may have been "Summa."
Gertrude Stein Gallery, New York NY, Purchased from Thomas Suma, 1945, Sold to David Sellin, 1972.
David Sellin, Purchased from Gertrude Stein Gallery, 1972, Exchanged with Fogg Art Museum, 1976. Exchanged for another drawing.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Marian H. Phinney Fund and through exchange
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.43
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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