Jan Voerman - Nasturtiums, about 1894

Jan Voerman (Kampen, Netherlands, 1857 - 1941, Hatten, Netherlands)

Nasturtiums, about 1894

Opaque watercolor on paper, 34.3 x 55.3 cm (13 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)

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Object details

Accession number

P3w40

Provenance

Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the art dealers Frans Buffa & Zonen, Amsterdam for 700 francs on 16 September 1894, through the American painter and collector Ralph W. Curtis (1854-1922).

Marks

Inscribed (lower right): J. Voerman

Bibliography

Catalogue. Fenway Court. (Boston, 1905), p. 2. (as by J. Vanmeer)
Philip Hendy. Catalogue of Exhibited Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1931), p. 412.
Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 37.
Philip Hendy. European and American Paintings in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1974), p. 288, ill.


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