In the Garden

Ada Gilmore Chaffee, American, 1883 - 1955

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1915

Opaque and transparent watercolor over graphite on card, tipped onto mount with painted border

Overall: 3 1/4 × 5 1/2 in. (8.2 × 14 cm)

Mount: 8 7/8 × 11 3/16 in. (22.5 × 28.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Katharine T. and Merrill G. Beede 1929 Fund

W.2001.21

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Inititaled, in graphite, lower right, on mount: A. G.

Course History

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

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.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, January 15-March 10, 2002.

Ada Gilmore: Woodcuts and Watercolors, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, (not in cat.), June 29-July 30, 1988; Provincetown Art Association and Museum, October 7-November 20, 1988.

Ada Gilmore, The Summer of 1915: Watercolors from Provincetown, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, (no cat.).

Publication History

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. 42, 136, 262, ill. p. 137, no. 38.

Provenance

Estate of the artist; consigned to Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, New York, 2001; sold to present collection, 2001.

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