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American Watercolors and Pastels, 1875­1950, at the Fogg Art Museum

April 8 - June 25, 2006

 

Checklist for the exhibition

All works are in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, unless otherwise noted.

 

William Merritt Chase
American, 1849­1916
Self-Portrait, c. 1884
Pastel on paper
17 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. (43.8 x 34.3 cm)
Private Collection
TL39939

J. Frank Currier
American, 1843­1909
Houses Near Schleissheim, Germany, 1880s
Pastel on beige wove paper
8 1/8 x 15 1/2 in. (20.6 x 39.3 cm)
Alvin Whitley Fund and the Andrew Wyeth Fund for the Purchase of American Drawings
1991.224
 
 
Stuart Davis
American, 1894­1964
 
Study for "Eggbeater No. 3," 1928
Ink, gouache, and pencil on paper
15 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.(38.7 x 46.4 cm)
Private Collection
TL39870.2
 
Boats and Dock, 1937
Gouache and graphite on tan illustration board, prepared with white ground
12 x 16 in. (30.7 x 40.5 cm)
Acquired through the Deknatel Purchase Fund and through the generosity of Sabatino Abate, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Bennett, and Warren and Jane Shapleigh
1987.1
 
 
 
Willem de Kooning
American, 1904­1997
Reclining Woman, c. 1948­49
Oil, graphite, and black and green crayon on cream illustration board
16 x 17 in. (40.4 x 43.4 cm)
Gift of Lois Orswell
1996.26
 
 
Charles Demuth
American, 1883­1935
 
Fruit and Daisies, c. 1924­25
Watercolor over graphite on white wove paper
12 x 18 in. (30.4 x 45.9 cm)
Louise E. Bettens Fund
1925.5.2
 
Fruit and Sunflowers, c. 1924­25
Watercolor over graphite on white wove paper
18 x 11 3/4 in. (45.7 x 29.7 cm)
Louise E. Bettens Fund
1925.5.3
 
Rooftops, Provincetown, 1918
Watercolor on paper
10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm)
Private Collection
TL39941
 
 
Arthur G. Dove
American, 1880­1946
Centerport #20, 1940
Watercolor and ink on paper
5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.8 cm)
Private Collection
TL39944.1
 
 
Thomas Wilmer Dewing
American, 1851­1938
Standing Woman, 1923
Pastel on brown wove paper-faced illustration board
10 1/2 x 7 in. (26.6 x 18 cm)
Gift of Grenville L. Winthrop, Class of 1886
1941.75
 
 
Childe Hassam
American, 1859­1935
 
Administration Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1892
Gray and white gouache on brown wove paper
11 3/4 x 14 1/2 in. (30 x 36.9 cm)
Gift of Grenville L. Winthrop, Class of 1886
1942.74
 
Country Road, 1891
Pastel on paper
17 5/8 x 21 1/4 in. (44.8 x 54 cm)
Private Collection
TL39965
 
 
Winslow Homer
American, 1836­1910
 
Adirondack Lake, 1892
Watercolor on white wove paper
11 7/8 x 21 1/8 in. (30.1 x 53.5 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.302
 
Canoe in Rapids, 1897
Watercolor over graphite on off-white wove paper
14 x 21 in. (35.4 x 53.3 cm)
Louise E. Bettens Fund
1924.30
 
Fishing in the Adirondacks, 1889
Watercolor over graphite on heavy wove paper
133/4 x 20 in. (35 x 50.8 cm)
Louise E. Bettens Fund
1918.35
 
Hunter in the Adirondacks, 1892
Watercolor over graphite on white wove paper
13 3/4 x 20 in. (35.2 x 50.7 cm)
Anonymous Gift
1939.230
 
Mink Pond, 1891
Watercolor over graphite on heavy white wove paper
13 7/8 x 20 in. (35.2 x 50.8 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.304
 
Pike, Lake St. John (Ouananiche Fishing), 1897
Watercolor over graphite on heavy white wove paper
14 x 21 in. (35.6 x 53.5 cm)
Anonymous Gift
1939.235
 
Returning Fishing Boats, 1883
Watercolor and white gouache over graphite on off-white wove paper
16 1/8 x 25 in. (40.9 x 63.5 cm)
Anonymous Gift
1939.233
 
Sailboat and Fourth of July Fireworks, 1880
Watercolor and white gouache on white wove paper
--91/2 x 13 5/8 in. (24.5 x 34.7 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.305
 
Schooner at Sunset, 1880
Watercolor over graphite on off-white wove paper
--9 7/8 x 13 5/8 in. (25 x 35 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.298
 
 
Edward Hopper
American, 1882­1967
 
Cold Storage Plant, 1933
Watercolor over graphite on heavy white wove paper
21 3/4 x 27 in. (55.3 x 68.5 cm)
Louise E. Bettens Fund
1934.62
 
Highland Light, 1930
Watercolor over graphite on rough white wove paper
16 3/4 x 25 3/4 in. (42.3 x 65.3 cm)
Louise E. Bettens Fund
1930.462
 
Jenness House, Truro, 1934
Watercolor over graphite on white wove paper
14 x 20 (35.6 x 50.9 cm)
Bequest of Virginia Jenness
1982.37
 
 
William Morris Hunt
American, 1824­1879
Niagara Falls (Horseshoe Falls), 1878
Pastel on blue-gray wove paper
11 1/4 x 18 in. (28.4 x 45.6 cm)
Gift of the Trustees of the Naushon Trust (residual legatees under the will of Dorothea Simmons)
1963.33
 
 
John La Farge
American, 1835­1910
 
A Bridle Path in Tahiti, c. 1900
Gouache and watercolor over graphite on off-white wove paper mounted on cardboard
18 7/8 x 20 3/8 in. (48 x 51.8 cm)
Gift of Edward D. Bettens to the Louise E. Bettens Fund
1917.4
 
Chinese Pi­tong, 1879
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on off-white wove paper
17 x 17 in. (43.3 x 43.2 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.310
 
Faith, Hope, and Charity, Study for Window, Trinity Church, Chicago, c. 1900­1902 Watercolor and gouache on buff wove paper
7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (19.1 x 24.1 cm)
Gift of Murray Anthony and Bessie Lincoln Potter
1957.21
 
Water-Lilies with Red and Green Pads, c.1883
Watercolor and gouache on paper
9 3/4 x 12 in. (24.8 x 30.5 cm)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel A. Pollack.
TL39942
 
 
John Marin
American, 1870­1953
 
Seascape; recto: Landscape, 1914
Watercolor over graphite on heavy white wove paper; verso: watercolor over graphite
16 1/2 x 14 3/8 in. (41.9 x 36.5 cm)
Gift of James N. Rosenberg
1950.48
 
Mt. Chocorua No. 1, 1926
Watercolor and charcoal on heavy white wove paper
17 1/4 x 22 in. (43.7 x 56 cm)
William M. Prichard Memorial Fund
1928.5
 
Mt. Chocorua; verso: Two Diagrams of Molding Profiles, 1926
Watercolor, graphite, and charcoal on heavy white wove paper; verso: graphite and charcoal
17 1/4 x 21 7/8 in. (43.7 x 55.5 cm)
Louise E. Bettens Fund
1928.4
 
 
Georgia O'Keeffe
American, 1887­1986
Portrait-Black, 1918
Watercolor on paper
12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
Private Collection
TL39940
 
 
Richard Poussette­Dart
American, 1916­1992
Head of Antiochus, c. 1930
Ink and wash on paper
16 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (42.5 x 34.9 cm)
Private Collection
TL39944.2
 
 
Maurice Brazil Prendergast
American, 1858­1924
Summer in Venice, c. 1898­99
Watercolor over graphite on off-white wove paper
19 1/2 x 14 1/8 in. (49.5 x 35.9 cm)
Anonymous Loan
7.2002
 
 
Ad Reinhardt
American, 1913­1967
No. 11 (Flowers), 1949
Watercolor, gouache, and ink on paper
19 x 23 5/8 in. (48.3 x 60 cm)
Private Collection
TL39870.1
 
 
Mark Rothko
American, 1903­1970
Untitled, 1944­46
Watercolor, ink, tempera, and scratchwork on white wove paper
21 x 28 in. (53.6 x 71.3 cm)
Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc.
1986.464
 
 
John Singer Sargent
American, 1856­1925
 
Group in the Simplon,1911
Watercolor over graphite on white wove paper
14 1/8 x 20 in. (36 x 50.9 cm)
Gift of Sir Joseph Duveen
1927.7
 
Man Reading, c. 1910
Watercolor over graphite on white wove paper
13 3/4 x 21 1/8 in. (34.9 x 53.5 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.315
 
Olive Trees, Corfu, 1909
Watercolor over graphite on white wove paper
14 x 20 in. (35.5 x 50.8 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.314
 
The Grand Canal, Venice, c. 1902
Watercolor over graphite on white wove paper
10 x 14 in. (25.3 x 35.6 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.313
 
 
Roswell Morse Shurtleff
American, 1838­1915
Drawing Room of the Fogg Residence, Fifth Avenue, New York City, c. 1876
Watercolor over graphite on heavy off-white wove paper
15 1/8 x 20 in. (38.4 x 50.9 cm)
Bequest of Mrs. William Hayes Fogg
1895.667
 
 
Helen Torr
American, 1886­1967
Zinnias
Gouache on paper
11 x 8 3/4 in. (27.9 x 22.2 cm)
Private Collection
TL39944.3
 
 
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
American, 1834­1903
 
Behind the Arsenal, 1880
Pastel on brown wove paper
10 1/4 x 7 in. (26 x 17.8 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.615
 
Chelsea Fruit Shop, 1886­88
Pastel on brown wove paper
6 3/8 x 9 3/4 in. (16.1 x 24.8 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.622
 
Note in Black and Grey, 1883­84
Watercolor on off-white cardboard
8 3/8 x 5 in. (21.4 x 12.6 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.618
 
Nude with Parasol, 1872­74
Black and white chalk on brown wove paper
9 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. (24.8 x 15.8 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.616
 
Nude Reclining, c. 1878
Pastel on brown wove paper, laid down
7 1/4 x 10 5/8 in. (18.3 x 27 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.607
 
Red and Black, 1883­84
Watercolor on brown wove paper
9 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (24.2 x 13.7 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.331
 
Sunset; Red and Gold-The Gondolier, 1880
Pastel on brown wove paper
7 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. (19.2 x 28.5 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.617
 
The Storm-Sunset, 1880
Pastel on brown wove paper
7 1/4 x 11 3/8 in. (18.6 x 29 cm)
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
1943.624
 
 
Sarah Wyman Whitman
American, 1842­1904
Niagara Falls, 1898
Pastel on beige wove paper attached to canvas wrapped around stretcher
18 1/2 x 17 in. (47 x 43.2 cm)
Gift of Mary C. Wheelwright
1939.252
 

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