Willard Thomas Sears - Design for the Exterior of Fenway Court, East View, 1900

Willard Thomas Sears (New Bedford, 1837 - 1920, Boston)

Design for the Exterior of Fenway Court, East View, 1900

Watercolor, graphite, pen and ink on wove paper, 31 x 49 cm (12 3/16 x 19 5/16 in.) sheet

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Object details

Accession number

P33s58

Provenance

Commissioned by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the American architect Willard Thomas Sears (1837-1920) in 1900.

Marks

Inscribed (bottom, center): "House in the Fenway"

Dimension Notes

Frame: 47 x 65.4 cm (18 1/2 x 25 3/4 in.)

Bibliography

Cynthia Saltzman. Old Masters, New World: America’s Raid on Europe’s Great Pictures (New York: Penguin Books, 2008), p. 83.


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Commentary

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