Martin Mower - The Long Gallery, Fenway Court, 1922-1923

Martin Mower (Lynn, Massachusetts, 1870 - 1960, Vancouver)

The Long Gallery, Fenway Court, 1922-1923

Watercolor on paper, 20 x 15 cm (7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.) sheet

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Object details

Accession number

P11s27

Creators

  • Martin Mower (Lynn, Massachusetts, 1870 - 1960, Vancouver) - primary
  • Thomas E. Marr And Son (active Boston, about 1875 - 1954) - after

Provenance

Copied from a photograph by Thomas E. Marr in 1910 (Marr no. 16538).
Gift from the painter Martin Mower (1870-1960) to Isabella Stewart Gardner, 14 April 1923.

Marks

Inscribed (lower left): M / M

Bibliography

Philip Hendy. Catalogue of Exhibited Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1931), p. 250. (as 1922-1923)
Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 67. (as 1922-1923, although it depicts the Long Gallery as it appeared before its rearrangement in 1914)
Rollin Hadley. “Notes, Records, Comments.” Gardner Museum Calendar of Events 8, no. 15 (13 Dec. 1964), p. 2.
Philip Hendy. European and American Paintings in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1974), pp. 171-72, ill. (as 1922-1923)


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