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Ocean Sunrise


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American (W. Newbury, MA 1844 - 1902 New York, NY)
Ocean Sunrise, 1880s
Drawing
American
,
19th century
Pastel on brown paperboard
55.4 x 45.9 cm (21 13/16 x 18 1/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from Harvard University Collections
, 1961.170
Marks
signed: graphite, l.l.: J. Appleton Brown
inscription: verso, graphite: J. K. Paine
stamp: verso, black ink, stamped: MADE IN FRANCE
stamp: verso, black ink, stamped: EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE DE 1855 / MENTION HONORABLE / PAPIER, CARTON, CHASSIS, TOILES / ANTI-PONCE pour le PASTEL / P.L. Breveté PARIS / MARQUE DÉPOSÉE [Craigen Bowen of Paper Conservation notes that the Honorable Mention referred to here was won by the paper itself, not the drawing]
Provenance
Professor John Knowles Paine; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; transferred to the Fogg Art Museum, 1961.
Bibliography
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. 56, cat. 30

Exhibition History
Unidentified Exhibition, International Student Association, 1964, International Student Association, Cambridge, 09/29/1964 - 11/30/1964