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Identification and Creation
Object Number
J. Frank Currier, American (Boston, MA 1843 - 1909 Waltham, MA)
Houses near Schleissheim, Germany
Other Titles
Former Title: Red Sunset
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Pastel on beige wove paper
20.6 x 39.3 cm (8 1/8 x 15 1/2 in.)
Estate of J. Frank Currier; Horace R. Burdick, Boston; estate of Doris (Mrs. Horace R.); John Curuby, Boston; George Haigh (Cambridge Fine Arts), Cambridge, MA.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Alvin Whitley Fund and the Andrew Wyeth Fund for the Purchase of American Drawings
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Eric M. Rosenberg and Miriam Stewart, "The Impress of Truth: A Group of Pastels by J. Frank Currier", Dear Print Fan: A Festschrift for Marjorie B. Cohn, ed. Craigen Bowen, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2001), pp. 281-86, fig. 1, pp. 281-82

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. 86, cat. 53, ill.

Eric M. Rosenberg, "J. Frank Currier, Munich and the Anxious State of American Art ca. 1880", American Artists in Munich: Artistic Migration and Cultural Exchange Processes, ed. Christian Fuhrmeister, Deutscher Kunstverlag (Munich, 2009), pp. 99-108, p. 105, fig. 3

Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions of Prints and Drawings from 1480 to 1940, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/25/2000 - 07/02/2000

American Watercolors and Pastels, 1875-1950, at the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/08/2006 - 06/25/2006

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