Illustration for "The Book of Mushrooms": No. 1, Covigliaio, August, 1900
Elihu Vedder, American, 1836 - 1923
Graphite and colored crayon on wove paper
Sheet: 10 5/16 × 7 9/16 in. (26.2 × 19.2 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Katharine T. and Merrill G. Beede 1929 Fund
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Inscribed, in graphite, upper left: Called now Ple[...illeg.] olearis [?]; inscribed, in graphite, upper right: Clitocybe illudeus [?] / note phosphluoresence; inscribed, in sienna crayon, bottom, under mushroom sketch: Covigliaio; inscribed, in brown crayon, bottom, under "Covigliaio": Aug. 1900; inscribed, in graphite, bottom center: No 1/ under side and profile Watermark: [anchor]
A Space for Dialogue 1, Amelia Kahl, Class of 2001, Curatorial/Programming Assistant, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 11-December 8, 2001.
Elihu Vedder: The Book of Mushrooms, Kennedy Galleries, New York, New York, September 9-October 10, 1998.
Perceptions and Evocations: The Art of Elihu Vedder, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C., 1979.
Kennedy Galleries Fall 1998 exhibition brochure, "Elihu Vedder: The Book of Mushrooms". New York: 2 pp. (cover ill.).
National Collection of Fine Arts. "Perceptions and Evocations: The Art of Elihu Vedder". Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979, (ill. p. 161).
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. 248.
The artist's daughter, Anita, until her death in 1954; Dora Bretschneider, 1954-1961; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Fleischman, 1961-at least 1979; Kennedy Galleries, Inc; sold to present collection, 1998.
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