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Taking His Ease
Taking His Ease
Artist:
Date:
1885
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Oil On Canvas
Dimensions:
15 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (40 x 50.2 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Provenance:

Esther H. Smith Byers (1836 or 18371904), New York and Andover, Mass., by 1904

Abbot Academy, Andover, Mass. (for the establishment of the John Esther Art Gallery, built 1907), 1904—1972

[Auction sale, ParkeBernet, New York, 26 January 1972, lot no. 62 (as The Smoker), sold for $1200]

[Schweitzer Gallery, New York, 1972]

John D. Rockefeller 3rd and Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller, New York, 19721979

FAMSF, 1979.7.59

Accession Number:
1979.7.59
Acquisition Date:
1979-04-05
Credit Line:

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd

Exhibition History:

New York, National Academy of Design, Sixtieth Spring Exhibition, 1885, exh. no. 383 (for sale, $450) New York, National Academy of Design, 18751975: A Century and a Half of American Art, 1975, no exh. no. (as Old Negro Smoking a Pipe)

San Francisco 1976, exh. no. 75 (as Man Smoking a Pipe)

Tokyo 1982, exh. no. 56 (as Man Smoking a Pipe)