Gourds in Pewter Compote

Max Weber, American (born Russia, now Poland), 1881 - 1961



Oil on canvas

Overall: 20 1/16 × 16 in. (50.9 × 40.7 cm)

Frame: 29 × 25 in. (73.7 × 63.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Daisy V. Shapiro in memory of her son, Richard David Shapiro, Class of 1943



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed and dated, lower right: MAX WEBER 1950. Label on reverse from Downtown Gallery, New York: Max Weber Gourds in Pewter Compote No. 54 / 1950 oil 16 x 20 S. P. Gill. Label on reverse: Gourds in Pewter / Compote oil / 1950 / M. Weber

Exhibition History

The Richard David Shapiro 1943 Memorial Collection, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 1968, no. 17.

American Paintings from the Dartmouth Collection, 1910-1960, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 17-April 12, 1998.


Downtown Gallery, New York; sold to Daisy Viertel Shapiro (1890-1984), New York, date unknown; given to present collection, 1960, in memory of her son, First Lieutenant Richard David Shapiro (1921-1944), Class of 1943, who died on December 20, 1944 (his 23rd birthday) in the Battle of Leyte, Philippines.

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