Yellow Birch, Adirondacks

John Francis Murphy, American, 1853 - 1921

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October, 1883

Graphite on wove paper

Sheet: 13 15/16 × 10 in. (35.4 × 25.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921

D.954.20.663

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed and dated, in graphite, lower right: Yellow Birch- / Oct.- / 83 / Adirondacks

Exhibition History

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005.

Publication History

Emerson Crosby Kelly, "A Check List of the Paintings by J. Francis Murphy, N.A., 1853-1921," in "Emerson Crosby Kelly research materials relating to J. Francis Murphy, 1761-1973," Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., microfilm reel 4344, frame 505, no. 456.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 241.

Provenance

American Art Association, Inc., New York, "Paintings and Drawings by J. Francis Murphy...," November 26, 1926, lot.102; sold to Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York; given to present collection, in 1954, in memory of her son, Everett De Witt Egginton (1900-1925), Class of 1921.

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