Andreas Martin Andersen - Surge of the Sea, about 1900

Andreas Martin Andersen (Bergen, Norway, 1869 - 1902, Boston)

Surge of the Sea, about 1900

Oil on canvas, 31 x 49 cm (12 3/16 x 19 5/16 in.) canvas


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Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the Norwegian painter Andreas Andersen (1869-1902), Boston for $300 on 21 November 1900.


Inscribed (lower right, in blue paint): Andreas Andersen


Catalogue. Fenway Court. (Boston, 1903), p. 2. (as "Sea and Rocks (in oils)")
Morris Carter. Isabella Stewart Gardner and Fenway Court (Boston, 1925; Reprint, Boston, 1972), p. 160. (as "a Landscape")
Philip Hendy. Catalogue of Exhibited Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1931), p. 4.
Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 26.
Philip Hendy. European and American Paintings in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1974), p. 1, ill.

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