- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Charles Ricketts, British (Geneva, Switzerland 1866 - 1931 London, England)
- Illustration for "The Sphinx," by Oscar Wilde
- Work Type
- 19th-20th century
- Physical Descriptions
- Brown ink over graphite on cream wove paper
- 30.1 x 21 cm (11 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.)
- Charles Ricketts; to [Scott & Fowles, New York, New York (through Martin Birnbaum)], 1923, sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, New York, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1942.
NOTE: Provenance information from documents in the curatorial file.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Grenville L. Winthrop, Class of 1886
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
Chikashi Kitazaki and Mina Oya, ed., Between Reality and Dreams: Nineteenth Century British and French Art from the Winthrop Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., National Museum of Western Art (Ueno, 2002), cat. no. 42-1, repr. (color)
Nicholas Frankel, The Sphinx by Oscar Wilde, with Decorations by Charles Ricketts. A Facsimile., Rice University Press (Houston, 2010), p. 64
- Exhibition History
Between Reality and Dreams: Nineteenth Century British and French Art from the Winthrop Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 09/14/2002 - 12/08/2002
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