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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Object details

Accession number

P3s11

Provenance

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

Marks

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

Bibliography

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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