Katharine Steele Renninger: Craft, Commitment, Community

on view at the James A. Michener Art Museum from March 26, 2016 through June 12, 2016.



Checklist for works the exhibition

 
All works are by Katharine Steele Renninger (American, born 1925-2004).
 
Whiskey Falls, 1947
Pastel
9 x 12 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.224
 
Untitled (Feasterville), c. 1947
Pastel
6 x 9 in.
Private Collection
 
Interlochen, Switzerland, 1948
Pastel
6 x 9 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.30
 
Montmartre, 1948
Pastel
6 x 9 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.46
 
Pont Carousel, Paris, 1948
Pastel
6 x 9 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.54
 
Untitled (Place de Concorde, Paris), 1948
Pastel
6 x 9 in.
Private Collection
 
Untitled Farm Landscape, 1949
Pastel
6 x 9 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.130
 
Untitled Farm Landscape, 1949
Pastel
6 x 9 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.104
 
Untitled Quarry Scene, c. 1950
Casein on Masonite
8 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.
Private Collection
 
Van Sciver Mill, c. 1950
Casein on paper
9 x 12 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.178
 
Rebuilt, 1951
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
12 1/2 x 13 in.
Private Collection
 
Bazaar Coromoto, Caracas, 1955
Casein on Masonite
16 x 12 1/8 in.
Private Collection
 
Ditch Digger, c. 1955
Gouache on paper
11 x 14 1/2 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.181
 
Tractor/Farm Machine, c. 1955
Gouache on paper
9 x 12 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.174
 
Bisected, c. 1956
Casein on Masonite
13 x 10 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.147
 
Sketchbook, 1956-57
Stair and Doorway Studies
Pencil on paper
8 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.242
 
Morrell's Shop, 1958
Casein on linen mounted to Masonite
14 x 18 1/2 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Katharine Steele Renninger
2002.11
 
Sketch of Barns with Color Notes, c. 1960
Watercolor and pencil on paper
10 1/4 x 8 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.217
 
Sketchbook, 1961-63
Perspective Studies
Pencil on paper
11 x 9 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.247
 
Sketchbook, 1963-64
Two Facing Pages of Sketches for Hello, Henry, July 31, 1963
Pencil on paper
10 x 8 1/2 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.248
 
Shutterless, 1964
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
19 x 14 in.
Courtesy of Nelson Pfundt
 
Sketchbook, 1964
"May 22 Shutterless" and "Yellow Barn on Eagle Road, April 23"
Pencil on paper
12 1/4 x 9 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.249
 
Two Wheeler, 1964
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
24 x 15 in.
Private Collection
 
Congress Hall, 1965
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
19 x 7 3/4 in.
Courtesy of Nelson Pfundt
 
Sketchbook, 1965-66
"Waiting Below?Rea O'Neil"
Pencil on paper
11 x 14 1/4 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.250
 
Newtown Meeting, 1968
Pencil on paper
8 5/8 x 11 ? in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.67
 
Sketchbook, 1968-69
"Moon's Nursery?Quarry Road, From Dolington Road; Yardley, Newtown Pike; Linton Hill Road"
Pencil on paper
12 1/4 x 9 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.252
 
Sketchbook, 1969-71
"Woodbourn Road, Feb 6 1970"
Pencil on paper
11 x 9 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.253
 
Dowery Chairs, 1971
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
20 x 24 in.
Courtesy of Nelson Pfundt
 
Spring Service, 1975
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
13 x 15 in.
Private Collection
 
Chestertown Porch, 1980
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
10 1/2 x 24 1/2 in.
Private Collection
 
Men's Bath House, 1982
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
18 x 27 in.
Private Collection
 
Women's Bath House, 1982
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
8 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.
Private Collection
 
Barge Club Shells, 1983
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
23 1/2 x 16 in.
Private Collection
 
Boats, Life Vests, and Oars, 1984
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
24 x 8 3/4 in.
Courtesy of Lauren Pfundt Meyer and Craig Meyer
 
Corncrib (Right Side), 1984
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
24 x 13 3/4 in
Courtesy of Fran Orlando and Frank Pronesti
 
Penn Shells, 1985
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
16 x 17 in.
Courtesy of Lauren Pfundt Meyer and Craig Meyer
 
Rod's Corn Sheller, 1987
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
12 x 25 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Estate of Molly Marsh
2003.13
 
Lace Curtain, Cape May, 1988
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
18 1/8 x 9 in.
Courtesy of Nelson Pfundt
 
Morrell's Spinning Wheel and Wool Winder, 1988
Casein on linen canvas mounted on Masonite
18 x 24 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Wesley, Sr. on the occasion of a tribute to George Ermentrout
A1989.9P
 
One Dozen Shells, 1988
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
19 1/4 x 16 in.
Private Collection
 
Morrell's with Bunting, 1989
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
10 1/2 x 26 in.
Courtesy of Judith Pearson Sutton
 
UPenn Shells with Bikes, 1989
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
15 3/4 x 23 1/2 in.
Private Collection
 
Green Lamp, Clapboard, 1991
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
23 x 11 3/8 in.
Private Collection
 
Main and Orange Streets, Nantucket, 1991
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
24 x 20 in.
Private Collection
 
Wall Painting, West Chester, 1991
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
23 1/4 x 23 1/2 in.
Private Collection
 
Churn, Warren, 1993
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
18 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.
Private Collection
 
Three Coverlets on a Ladder, 1993
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
13 ? x 22 5/8 in.
Private Collection
 
Tranter's Barn, 1993
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
12 x 16 1/4 in.
Bequest of the Estate of Laurence G. Taber
2012.46.6
 
Dolington Barn Doors, 1994
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
7 x 21 1/2 in.
Private Collection
 
Antiques Sign, Lititz, PA, 1995
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
11 x 23 1/2 in.
Collection of Laurence G. Taber
1.1.2011
 
Barnyard Gates, 1995
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
12 x 18 in
Collection of Laurence G. Taber
2.1.2011
 
Edgecomb Boatworks, 1996
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
8 1/2 x 24 in.
Bequest of the Estate of Laurence G. Taber
2012.46.2
 
Jams and Jellies, 1997
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
11 7/8 x 23 7/8 in.
Private Collection
 
Steps and Pig Troughs, 1997
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
14 1/2 x 20 in.
Collection of Kati and Ray Sowiak
 
Pennsbury Baskets, 1998
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
12 x 15 in.
Collection of Laurence G. Taber
9.1.2011
 
Stencils, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1998
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
23 1/4 x 24 in.
Private Collection
 
Magill's Barn Door, 1999
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
17 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.
Bequest of the Estate of Laurence G. Taber
2012.46.3
 
Sally's Attic Window, 1999
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
27 x 12 in.
Private Collection
 
Cast Shadows, West Chester, 2000
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
30 x 7 in.
Private Collection
 
Pop Styer's Carriage House, 2000
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
9 7/8 x 28 1/4 in.
Private Collection
 
Cold Spring Boxes, 2001
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
15 x 10 3/8 in.
Bequest of the Estate of Laurence G. Taber
2012.46.1
 
Millwheel, Prallsville, 2001
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
12 x 12 in.
Private Collection
 
Three Quilts in Cupboard, 2001
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
21 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.
Private Collection
 
Pufferbelly Restaurant, 2003
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
12 1/2 x 18 3/4 in.
Bequest of the Estate of Laurence G. Taber
2012.46.4
 
Sturple Mill Road, 2003
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
10 3/4 x 20 in.
Private Collection
 
Untitled Final Painting, 2004
Casein on canvas mounted to Masonite
16 x 19 in.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
2008.14.183
 
Glass Palette with Paint Samples
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
ARC2008.4
 
Antique Biscuit Boxes from Renninger's Studio
Wood
Private Collection
 
Drafting Tools from Renninger's Studio
James A. Michener Art Museum, Gift of Mary Renninger Rumsey, Sarah Renninger Henriques, Patrick John Renninger, and Katharine Ann Renninger
ARC 2008.4


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