Fast Freight - Puente, California

Barse Miller, American, 1904 - 1973

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1941

Transparent and opaque watercolor on heavy wove paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 14 15/16 x 21 7/8 in. (38 x 55.5 cm)

Frame: 21 1/2 x 27 3/4 in. (54.61 x 70.485 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Philip H. Greene, in memory of his wife and co-collector, Marjorie B. Greene

2007.6.10

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated lower right: Barse Miller 1941; inscribed, in ink, on reverse: "FAST FREIGHT" 1941 PUENTE CALIF. / BARSE MILLER / 4920 CARMEL RD. / LA CANADA, CALIF.; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: #2 22" x 15" / 11 [circled] / copy all numbers [last word illegible] WATERMARK: none

Exhibition History

Coastline to Skyline: The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, 1930-1960, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 11, 2008-January 4, 2009.

California Style: 1930s and 40s, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA, August 21-Sept. 28, 1997; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, Dec. 13, 1997-March 22, 1998; Ventura Museum of History and Art, Ventura, CA, April 3-June 14, 1998. Catalogue by Sebastopol Center for the Arts and curator David Stary-Sheets, Sebastopol, CA: Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 1997, ill. in color p. 23, fig. 56.

Visions of California, The Irvine Museum, Irvine, CA, 1994.

Publication History

Paul J. Karlstrom, The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, American Art Review, Volume XX, Number 6, Leawood, Kansas: American Arts Media, Inc., November-December, 2008, ill. p. 127.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Coastline to Skyline: The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, 1930-1960, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p. 46, no. 7.

California Style: 1930s and 40s, Catalogue by Sebastopol Center for the Arts and curator David Stary-Sheets, Sebastopol, CA: Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 1997, ill. in color p. 23, fig. 56.

Provenance

Stary-Sheets Fine Art Galleries, Irvine, California; sold to Philip H. Greene (1925-2014),, January 8, 1991; given to present collection, 2007.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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