Miss Alice Kurtz

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American (Philadelphia, PA 1844 - 1916 Philadelphia, PA)
Miss Alice Kurtz, 1903
19th-20th century
Creation Place: United States
Oil on canvas
59.4 x 49.2 cm (23 3/8 x 19 3/8 in.)
framed: 85 x 74.3 x 4.5 cm (33 7/16 x 29 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift in part of Mrs. John Whiteman (Alice Kurtz); purchase in part with funds contributed by friends of John Coolidge, Director, 1948-1968
, 1969.1
Department of American Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts
signed: l.r.: EAKINS
Given by Thomas Eakins to Mr. and Mrs. Willaim Kurtz, Philadelphia (parents of the sitter), 1903.
Lloyd Goodrich, Thomas Eakins: His Life and Work, (New York, NY, 1933), p. 139, no. 379

Sylvan Schendler, Eakins, Little, Brown & and Company (Boston, MA, 1967), figs. 143, 265, pp. 294 f.

John Coolidge, "Portrait of a Young Woman", Fogg Art Museum Newsletter, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, January 1969), vol. VI, no. 3, pp. 1-2

"Acquisitions, 1969-1970", , Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1970), ill. p. 79

Kenyon Castle Bolton, III, Peter G. Huenink, Earl A. Powell III, Harry Z. Rand and Nanette C. Sexton, American Art at Harvard, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1972), cat. 113, ill.

Gordon Hendricks, The Life and Work of Thomas Eakins, Grossman Publishers (New York, NY, 1974), pp. 263, 265, no. 138, ill. p. 329

John Wilmerding, "Harvard and American Art", Apollo (June 1978), vol. CVII, no. 196, pp. 490-495, p. 494, fig. 3

Lloyd Goodrich, Thomas Eakins, National Gallery of Art/Harvard University Press (Washington, D.C. and Cambridge, MA, 1982), pp. 91, 93, cat. 188, ill.

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), p. 186, cat. 212, ill.

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), ill. p. 169

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. 97-98, cat. 65, ill. p. 97

Molly Hutton, Beyond Realism: The Works of Kent Bellows 1970-2005, Kent Bellows Studio and Center for Visual Arts (Omaha, Nebraska, 2010), ill. p. 16

Exhibition History
American Art at Harvard, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/19/1972 - 06/18/1972, 113
Master Paintings from the Fogg Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/13/1977 - 08/31/1977
Portraits of Thomas Eakins, National Portrait Gallery, London, 10/08/1993 - 01/23/1994
The Persistence of Memory: Continuity and Change in American Cultures, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/29/1995 - 05/13/2001