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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Charles Herbert Moore, American (New York, NY 1840 - 1930 Harley Witney, Hampshire, England)
Peacock Feather
Work Type
c. 1879-1882
Physical Descriptions
Watercolor and gouache on off-white wove paper
30.5 x 24.6 cm (12 x 9 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.r.: C. H. Moore / 1917
Denman W. Ross, Cambridge, MA; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1917.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Dr. Denman W. Ross
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Susan C. Ricci, "The Last Ruskinians", American Art Review (March -April 2007), XIX, no. 2, pp. 80-89, repr. p. 84

Christopher Newall, Review of "The Last Ruskinians: Charles Eliot Norton, Charles Herbert Moore, and their Circle", The Burlington Magazine (October 2007), CXLIX, no. 1255, pp. 709-710, p. 710, fig. 51

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, Melissa Renn, and Susan C. Ricci, The Last Ruskinians: Charles Eliot Norton, Charles Herbert Moore, and Their Circle, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2007), pp. 21, 36, 66, 93, pl. 18 and cover (detail)

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. 240, cat. 197, ill.

Exhibition History

American Watercolor Society Fifteenth Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, 01/01/1882 - 01/01/1882

The Last Ruskinians: Charles Eliot Norton, Charles Herbert Moore, and Their Circle, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/07/2007 - 07/08/2007

Re-View: S426A (Large Niche) #1: CB30 Photography and Society & HAA172w American Art and Modernity, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/04/2009 - 10/04/2009

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