Ralph Wormeley Curtis - A Japanese Tea-House, 1891

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(Boston, 1854 - 1922, Beaulieu-sur-Mer)

Object details

Accession number

P11n16

Primary Creator

Ralph Wormeley Curtis (Boston, 1854 - 1922, Beaulieu-sur-Mer)

Full title

A Japanese Tea-House

Creation Date

1891

Provenance


Gift from the artist to Isabella Stewart Gardner in July 1891.

Marks

Signed and inscribed (lower left): Mrs. Gardner from her friend Ralph Curtis

Dimensions

32 x 50 cm (12 5/8 x 19 11/16 in.)

Display Media

Watercolor on paper

Web Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

Permanent Gallery Location

Macknight Room

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 71.
Philip Hendy. Catalogue of the Exhibited Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1931), p. 117
Philip Hendy. European and American Paintings in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1974), pp. 68-69 ill.
Hilliard Goldfarb and Susan Sinclair. Isabella Stewart Gardner: Woman and the Myth. Exh. cat. (Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 1994), pp. 16 ill., 34 no. 6
Alan Chong and Noriko Murai. Journeys East: Isabella Stewart Gardner and Asia. Exh. cat. (Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 2009), pp. 23 fig. 12, 48 n. 40.

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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.