Still Life of Fruit (Musk Melon, Grapes, Italian Plums, Blueberries, Peach, and Pear)

attributed to James Henry Cafferty, American, 1819 - 1869


about 1865

Oil on academy board

Overall: 12 3/4 × 16 5/8 in. (32.4 × 42.2 cm)

Frame: 15 1/16 × 18 3/4 in. (38.2 × 47.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Frank P. Stetz in memory of David Stewart Hull, Class of 1960



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in black pigment, lower left [signature may not be authentic]: J. H. CAFFERTY

Exhibition History

James Henry Cafferty, N.A.(1819-1869), New-York Historical Society, New York, May 22-August 24, 1986, no.25.

Publication History

David Stewart Hull, James Henry Cafferty, N.A.(1819-1869), New-York Historical Society, New York, 1986, p.40.


Marsden Hartley (1877–1943), until 1943; Estate of Marsden Hartley, No. 525, at Babcock Gallery, New York, New York.; sold to David Stuart Hull, New York, New York, 1983; bequeathed to Frank P. Stetz, New York, New York, 1998; given to present collection, 2004.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hull no.216 (page 54 in catalogue raisonné section of David Stewart Hull, James Henry Cafferty, N.A. (1818-1869), New-York Historical Society, New York, 1986).

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