Two Studies of Islands from The Thousand Islands Sketchbook

Martin Johnson Heade, American, 1819 - 1904

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about 1860

Graphite on wove paper

Sheet: 6 3/8 × 10 1/8 in. (16.2 × 25.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

D.999.40

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, center right: Thousand Islands; center left: 25 ft long; upper right, within island: very near; numbered, upper right (by Spanierman Gallery): 5 [encircled]

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; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

Publication History

Theodore Stebbins, The Life and Works of Martin Johnson Heade, New Haven and New London: Yale University Press, 1975, p. 290, no. 398.

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, pp. 20, 88, 254-255, ill. p. 89, no. 18.

Provenance

The artist; by descent to Sam Heed (the artist‘s nephew), Lumberville, Pennsylvania; to Mrs. Elsie Heed Housley (his daughter), Lumberville, Pennsylvania, until 1969; to Ross Kepler, New Jersey, until 1993; Sotheby‘s, New York, New York, "American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture," May 27, 1993, in lot 202, as the Housley Sketchbook; sold to Spanierman Gallery, LLC, New York, New York, 1993; sold to present collection, 1999.

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