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Lily


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American (Lancaster PA 1883 - 1935 Lancaster PA)
Lily, 1923
Drawing
American
,
20th century
Watercolor over graphite on off-white wove paper
actual: 45.9 x 30.1 cm (18 1/16 x 11 7/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Friends of the Fogg Art Museum Fund
, 1925.5.1
Marks
signed: Graphite, l.l.: C Demuth / 1923
label: removed from backing, now in curatorial file, paper and black ink, handwritten: cat. #83
label: removed from backing, now in curatorial file, paper and black ink, typed: Demuth / Obj. 93 / Box 42
label: removed from backing, now in curatorial file, paper and black ink, stamped and typed
label: removed from backing, now in curatorial file, paper and black ink, printed and typed: Catalogue no. DR.87.337.1
Provenance
[Daniel Gallery, New York New York], sold; to Fogg Art Museum, 1925.
Bibliography
Emily Farnham, "Charles Demuth: His Life, Psychology and Works", (Thesis, Ohio State University, 1959), Ohio State University, no. 468

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. 135, ill.

Donelson F. Hoopes, American Watercolor Painting, Watson-Guptill Publications (New York, NY, 1977), ill. p. 165

Exhibition History
Americans of Our Times, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, 07/01/1956 - 09/12/1956
American Art at Harvard, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/19/1972 - 06/18/1972, 135
Charles Demuth, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 10/14/1987 - 01/17/1988; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 02/25/1988 - 04/24/1988
Unidentified Exhibition, Fine Arts Guild, 1935, Fine Arts Guild, Cambridge, 11/29/1935 - 12/07/1935
American Watercolors from the Museum's Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/01/1936 - 02/29/1936, no. 6
Unidentified Watercolor Exhibition, Winchester Art Association, 1940, Winchester Art Association, Winchester, 11/29/1939 - 12/31/1939
Works of Charles Demuth, State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 09/24/1966 - 11/06/1966
The Mechanical Encrusted on the Living, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, 10/05/1971 - 11/07/1971; University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, 11/22/1971 - 01/03/1972; The Phillips Collection, Washington, 01/19/1972 - 02/29/1972; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, 03/19/1972 - 04/16/1972
Unidentified Exhibition, Lincoln Laboratory, 1975, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington, 04/01/1975 - 08/31/1975
Charles Demuth, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, 05/08/1988 - 07/10/1988
American Art and Modernity, 1865–1965, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2012 - 01/19/2013