View Of Wimmis, Valley Of The Simmental, Switzerland
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.109
People
Frederic Edwin Church, American (Hartford, CT 1826 - 1900 New York, NY)
Title
View of Wimmis, Valley of the Simmental, Switzerland
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1868
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on paper mounted on canvas
Dimensions
32.4 x 50.5 cm (12 3/4 x 19 7/8 in.)
Provenance
The artist's daughter Isabel Charlotte Church; her daughter, Louise Dawson Black (Mrs. John W. Gillette, Jr.); her son the Rev. Louis Church Gillette, Birmingham, MI; with Robert P. Weimann Gallery, Ansonia, CT, 1973; Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., 1973; his gift to the Harvard University Art Museums, 2005.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Theodore E. Stebbins Jr.
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
2005.109
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Carol Troyen, A Private Eye: Fifty Nineteenth-Century American Paintings, Drawings, & Watercolors from the Stebbins Collection, exh. cat., The Heckscher Museum of Art (Huntington, NY, 1977), pp. 32-33, ill.

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. 62-63, cat. 34, ill. p. 62

Exhibition History

A Private Eye: Fifty Nineteenth-Century American Paintings, Drawings, & Watercolors from the Stebbins Collection, The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, 09/30/1977 - 11/06/1977; George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield, 11/22/1977 - 01/08/1978

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

4 - Best. Object is extensively researched, well described and information is vetted