Dodge MacKnight - The Road to Córdoba, Mexico, 1907

Dodge MacKnight (Providence, 1860 - 1950, Sandwich, Massachsetts)

The Road to Córdoba, Mexico, 1907

Watercolor on paper, 37 x 55 cm (14 9/16 x 21 5/8 in.) sheet

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Object details

Accession number

P11s30

Provenance

Probably purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the gallery Doll & Richards, Boston from 12-24 March 1908.

Marks

Inscribed (lower left): Dodge Macknight

Dimension Notes

Frame: 69.9 x 85.1 cm (27 1/2 x 33 1/2 in.)

Bibliography

Catalogue. Fenway Court. (Boston, 1912), pp. 1-2. (one of the several watercolors by Macknight listed in the Blue Room)
Philip Hendy. Catalogue of Exhibited Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1931), p. 215.
Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 67.
Philip Hendy. European and American Paintings in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1974), pp. 143, 145, ill.
Karen E. Haas. "Dodge Macknight -- painting the town red and violet..." Fenway Court (1982), pp. 36-47, fig. 5.


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