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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1954.148
People
William Morris Hunt, American (Brattleboro, VT 1824 - 1879 Isles of Shoals, NH)
Title
The Gypsies' Parlor
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1877
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
76.5 x 106.7 cm (30 1/8 x 42 in.)
framed: 102.6 x 132.4 x 10.2 cm (40 3/8 x 52 1/8 x 4 in.)
Provenance
Noyes and Blakeslee, Boston, 1878; auction at Louis J. Bird & Co., Warren Chambers, Boston, February 23 and 24, 1898, no. 34; purchased by Edward W. Forbes; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1954.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Edward W. Forbes
Accession Year
1954
Object Number
1954.148
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paintings by the Late William Morris Hunt in the East Gallery, exh. cat. (April-Oct 1980), cat. 40

Valuable Paintings, Comprising Fine Examples of French, German and American Schools of Art, auct. cat., Galleries of Noyes and Blakeslee (Boston, MA, 1878), cat. 45

Exhibition of the Works of William Morris Hunt, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, MA, 1880), cat. 217

Celebrated Paintings and Charcoal Drawings of the Late William Morris Hunt, auct. cat., Warren Chambers (Boston, MA, 1898), cat. 34, ill.

Loan Exhibition of the Works of William Morris Hunt, exh. cat. (Milton, MA, 1905), cat. 32

Centennial Exhibition of Paintings by William Morris Hunt, exh. cat., Albright Art Gallery (Buffalo, NY, 1924), cat. 21

Memorial Exhibition of the Works of William Morris Hunt, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, MA, 1924), cat. 11

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Melissa Renn, American Paintings at Harvard, Volume One: Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels by Artists Born before 1826, Yale University Press (U.S.) and Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge and New Haven, 2014), p. 276, cat. 223, ill.

Exhibition History

Valuable Paintings, Comprising Fine Examples of French, German and American Schools of Art, Galleries of Noyes and Blakeslee

Exhibition of the Works of William Morris Hunt, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 12/20/1879 - 01/31/1880

Paintings by the Late William Morris Hunt in the East Gallery, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 04/01/1880 - 10/31/1880

Exhibition and Public Sale of the Celebrated Paintings and Charcoal Drawings of the Late William Morris Hunt, Warren Chambers, 02/23/1898 - 02/24/1898

Loan Exhibition of the Works of William Morris Hunt, Town Hall Milton, MA, 11/01/1905 - 11/30/1905

Memorial Exhibition of the Works of William Morris Hunt, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 03/08/1924 - 03/31/1924

Centennial Exhibition of Paintings by William Morris Hunt, Buffalo Fine Arts Academy/Albright Art Gallery, 04/20/1924 - 06/30/1924

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