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Mt. Chocorua No. 1


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American (Rutherford, NJ 1870 - 1953 Addison, Cape Split, ME)
Mt. Chocorua No. 1, 1926
Former Title: Mt. Chocorua
Drawing
American
,
20th century
Creation Place: New Hampshire, United States
Watercolor and charcoal on heavy white wove paper
43.7 x 56 cm (17 3/16 x 22 1/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, William M. Prichard Memorial Fund
, 1928.5
Marks
signed: dark blue watercolor at l.r.: Marin 26
exhibition label: backing board, paper, English: In ink [Stieglitz's hand]: No. 1--Mt. Chocorua-- White Mountains/ series 1926/ by John Marin/ Exhibition 1927.
exhibition label: backing board, paper: from the exhibition John Marin 1870-1953
exhibition label: backing board, paper, English
exhibition label: backing board, paper: Exhibition of Watercolors-- Homer, Sargent and Marin. 4/18- 6/11/47
exhibition label: backing board, paper, English: Masters of American Watercolor, 10/15- 11/20/49
exhibition label: backing board, paper, English: no. 54.1.3a-x
inscription: verso, u.l., graphite, English: No. 7
inscription: verso, center, charcoal, English: I
inscription: former backboard, graphite: Mt Chocorua White Mts / No 1 Series 1926 / John Marin
inscription: former backboard, graphite: Mt Chocorua - White Mts. / No. 1 Series 1926 / John Marin
Bibliography
Sheldon Reich, John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné, University of Arizona Press (Tucson, AZ, 1970), vol. II, no. 26.27, reproduced in b/w

Donelson F. Hoopes, American Watercolor Painting, Watson-Guptill Publications (New York, NY, 1977), ill. p. 159, p. 148

Rackstraw Downes, ed., Fairfield Porter: Art in its Own Terms, Taplinger Publishing Company (New York, NY, 1979), no. 45, reproduced in b/w p. 212

Caroline A. Jones, Modern Art at Harvard: The Formation of the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums, exh. cat., Abbeville Press/Harvard University Art Museums (New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, 1985), fig. 19, reproduced in color p. 35

Modern Art at Harvard, exh. cat., Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc. (Tokyo, Japan, 1999), cat. no. 42, repr. (color)

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., "American Watercolors and Pastels, 1875-1950", American Art Review (April 2006), XVIII, no. 2, pp. 88-93, repr. p. 89

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., American Watercolors and Pastels 1875-1950 at the Fogg Art Museum, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2006), checklist, repr. (n.p.)

Exhibition History
An Exhibition of American Art, Harvard Cooperative Society, Cambridge, 02/19/1929 - 03/15/1929, 21 or 22
Watercolors by 12 Americans, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, 05/22/1933 - 06/26/1933
Five Americans, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, 05/19/1934 - 06/19/1934
Ten American Watercolor Painters, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 04/15/1939 - 05/07/1939
Unidentified Exhibition, Institute of Modern Art, 1945, Institute of Modern Art (now Institute of Contemporary Art), Boston, 05/09/1945 - 07/24/1945
American Painting from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day, Tate Gallery, London, 06/01/1946 - 07/01/1946
Masters of American Watercolor, Wellesley College Museum of Art, Wellesley, 10/18/1949 - 11/20/1949
[Marin Retrospective], Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 01/19/1954 - 02/15/1954
150th Anniversary of the Discovery of the Old Man of the Mountains, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, 07/15/1955 - 09/15/1955
The American Landscape, Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, 11/15/1973 - 12/30/1973
Unidentified Exhibition, Intimate Gallery, Intimate Gallery, New York, 11/09/1927 - 12/11/1927
Unidentified Exhibition, Princeton University, 1931, Princeton University, Princeton, 12/28/1931 - 02/01/1932
Unidentified Exhibition, Lawrence College, 1935, Lawrence University, Appleton, 03/01/1935 - 04/30/1935
Unidentified Exhibition, Phillips Exeter Academy, 1935, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, 10/14/1935 - 11/16/1935
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. 14 or 16
Exhibition of Water Colors: Homer, Sargent, Marin, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, 04/18/1947 - 06/11/1947
[John Marin], Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Boston, 05/01/1951 - 05/31/1951
[Expressionism Exhibition], Seattle Art Museum, 11/01/1952 - 01/04/1953
John Marin 1870 - 1953, University of Arizona, Tucson, 02/09/1963 - 03/10/1963
Unidentified Exhibition, Lincoln Laboratory, 1965, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington, 05/20/1965 - 07/20/1965
Watercolors from the Fogg: An Historical Collection, St. Paul's School, Concord, 10/12/1971 - 11/20/1971
The Harvard Society for Contemporary Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/29/1992 - 03/07/1993
Modern Art at Harvard, Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, 07/31/1999 - 09/26/1999; Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, 10/09/1999 - 11/14/1999; Matsuzakaya Art Museum, Nagoya, 12/02/1999 - 12/27/1999; Oita City Museum, Oita, 01/06/2000 - 02/06/2000; Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Ibaraki, 02/11/2000 - 03/26/2000
American Watercolors and Pastels, 1875-1950, at the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/08/2006 - 06/25/2006
American Art and Modernity, 1865–1965, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2012 - 01/19/2013