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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1998.74
People
Christopher Wilmarth, American (Sonoma, CA 1943 - 1987 New York, NY)
Title
The Whole Soul Summed Up
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1979
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pastel and graphite on layered cream modern laid paper
Dimensions
sight: 67 x 48.5 cm (26 3/8 x 19 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.r.: C. Wilmarth 1979
  • watermark: l.l.
  • inscription: l.l., graphite, in artist's hand: The Whole Soul Summed Up
Provenance
[Nielsen Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts], sold; to Private Collector, sold; to [Hirschl & Adler Modern Gallery, New York, New York]*. [G. W. Einstein Company, Inc., New York, New York], sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1998.

* Information provided by John Baker of the Nielsen Gallery.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fund
Copyright
© Estate of Christopher Wilmarth / Susan Wilmarth-Rabineau
Accession Year
1998
Object Number
1998.74
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Edward Saywell, Christopher Wilmarth: Drawing into Sculpture, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2003), checklist no. 45 and p. 25, repr. color p. 71

Roger Boyce, "Becoming Transparent" [review of "Christopher Wilmarth: Drawing into Sculpture"], Art In America (February 2004), 92, no. 2, pp. 110-113, repr. p. 113

Exhibition History

Christopher Wilmarth: Drawing into Sculpture, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/05/2003 - 06/29/2003

Reverie: Christopher Wilmarth, Before and After Mallarmé, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/20/2017 - 08/13/2017

Subjects and Contexts

Wilmarth

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