Niagara Falls

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American (Baltimore, MD 1842 - 1904 Boston, MA)
Niagara Falls, 1898
19th century
Pastel on beige wove paper, attached to canvas wrapped around stretcher
46.7 x 43.4 cm (18 3/8 x 17 1/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mary C. Wheelwright
, 1939.251
signed: white pastel, l.l.: SW [in monogram in heart]
inscription: verso, graphite: No 7
Mary C. Wheelwright, Boston, MA; her gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1939.
Erica E. Hirshler, A Studio of Her Own: Women Artists in Boston 1870-1940, exh. cat., MFA Publications (Boston, MA, 2001), p. 36, pl. 5

Erica E. Hirshler, "Women Artists at Trinity: Sarah Wyman Whitman and Margaret Redmond", The Makers of Trinity Church in the City of Boston, ed. James O'Gorman, University of Massachusetts Press (Amherst, MA, 2004), fig. 9-2

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. 444, cat. no. 469, reproduced in color

Exhibition History
A Studio of Her Own: Women Artists in Boston 1870-1940, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 08/15/2001 - 12/02/2001