Francis J. Ziegler

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American (Philadelphia, PA 1844 - 1916 Philadelphia, PA)
Francis J. Ziegler, c. 1890
Former Title: The Critic
19th century
Creation Place: United States
Oil on canvas
61 x 50.1 cm (24 x 19 3/4 in.)
framed: 77.5 x 67.3 x 7.6 cm (30 1/2 x 26 1/2 x 3 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
, 1943.130
Department of American Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts
inscription: verso: To my friend/Francis Ziegler/Thomas Eakins
Given by Thomas Eakins to Francis J. Ziegler, Philadelphia, c. 1890; bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Memorial Exhibition of the Works of the Late Thomas Eakins, exh. cat., Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Philadelphia, PA, 1918), reproduced in b/w no. 139, gallery F

Lloyd Goodrich, Thomas Eakins: His Life and Work, (New York, NY, 1933), p. 183, no. 251

Fogg Art Museum and Benjamin Rowland, Jr., Real and Ideal in American Art, exh. cat., (Cambridge, MA, Summer 1948), cat. 20

Gordon Hendricks, The Life and Work of Thomas Eakins, Grossman Publishers (New York, NY, 1974), pp 104, 188; ill. p. 106, fig. 82; checklist p. 329, no. 137

John Wilmerding, American Views: Essays on American Art, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ, 1991), p. 250, fig. 166

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 University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 95-6, cat. no. 64, reproduced in color, p. 96

Dorothy W. Gillerman, Gridley McKim-Smith and Joan R. Mertens, Grenville L. Winthrop: Retrospective for a Collector, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1969), p. 238

Exhibition History
Memorial Exhibition of the Works of the Late Thomas Eakins, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 12/23/1917 - 01/13/1918, no. 139
Real and Ideal in American Art, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/01/1948 - 09/01/1948, 20
For Students of Art and Lovers of Beauty: Highlights from the Collection of Grenville L. Winthrop, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/16/2004 -
Re-View: S424-426 Western Art from 1560 to 1900, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/16/2008 - 06/18/2011
American Art and Modernity, 1865–1965, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2012 - 01/19/2013