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Roman Fish Market. Arch of Octavius
Roman Fish Market. Arch of Octavius
de Young
Gallery 23
Oil On Canvas
27 5/8 x 37 3/8 in. (70.2 x 94.9 cm)
Object Type:
North America

Boston Athenaeum, purchased from the artist for $400, 1858—1976

[Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1976]

John D. Rockefeller 3rd and Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller,
New York, 1976—1979

FAMSF, 1979.7.12

Accession Number:
Acquisition Date:
Credit Line:

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

Exhibition History:

New Bedford, Mass., New Bedford Art Exhibition, 1858, exh. no. 50

Boston Athenaeum, Exhibitions of Paintings and Statuary, at the Athenaeum Gallery, 1858, exh. no. 315; 1859, exh. no. 212; 1860, exh. no. 112 (1st ed.), exh. no. I 25 (2d ed.); 1861, exh. no. 91; 1862, exh. no. 91 1863, exh. no. 60; 1864, exh. no. 58; 1866, exh. no. 299, 1868, exh. no. 206; 1869, exh. no. 200; 1870, exh. no. 53; 1871, exh. no. 42; 1871—1872, exh. no. 43; 1872, exh. no. 217; 1873, exh. no. 128

New York, National Academy of Design, Thirtyfourth Annual Exhibition, 1859, exh. no. 757

Possibly Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, 1865

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, extended loan, 17871976

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Contemporary Art, 1879, exh. no. 156

The Detroit Institute of Arts, The World of the Romantic Artist: A
Survey of American Culture from 1800 to 1875, 1944, exh. no. 88

Norton, Mass., Library Art Gallery, Wheaton College, American Paintings, 1945, exh. no. 6

The Detroit Institute of Arts, Travelers in Arcadia: American Artists in Italy, 18301875, 1951, exh. no. 4

New York, The American Academy of Arts and Letters and The National Institute of Arts and Letters, The Great Decade in American Writing, 18501860, 1954, exh. no. 102

The Newark Museum, Of Other Days: Scenes of Everyday Life, 1957, no exh. no.

New York, Grolier Club, The Italian Influence on American Literature, 1964, exh. no. 240

Wilmington, Delaware Art Center, Wilmington Society of Fine Arts, American Painting, 18571869, 1962, exh. no. 5

Santa Barbara, Cali£, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Albert Bierstadt, 18301902: A Retrospective Exhibition, I964, exh. no. 8

Possibly Manchester, Mass., Essex County Club, 1969

Fort Worth, Amon Carter Museum, ABierstadt, 1972, exh. no. 10

New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, The American Experience, 1976, exh. no. 34

FAMSF, Albert Bierstadt: An Observer of Air, Light and the Feeling of a Place, 1985, no exh. no.

The Brooklyn Museum, Albert Bierstadt: Art and Enterprise, 1991, exh. no. II

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, The Lure of Italy: American Artists and the Italian Experience, 17601914, 1992, exh. no. 28

M. H. de Young Museum-Art of the Americas: Art and Ethnography-3/28/98-7/5/98-

Acquired Tastes: 200 Years of Collecting at the Boston Athenaeum
Opening date: 2/12/07
Closing date: 4/30/07
Boston Athenaeum: 2/12/07 to 4/30/07