Corrections? Comments?

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco wishes to make publicly available as much information as possible about their collections. Simple corrections or comments with new information about artists or works of art can be submitted here. They will be reviewed and considered by a member of the curatorial staff. Thank you.

The Cup We All Race 4
The Cup We All Race 4
de Young
Gallery 25
Oil On Canvas And Wood
25 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. (64.8 x 54.6 cm); 32 3/8 x 28 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. (82.2 x 72.1 x 6.4 cm) framed dimensions
Object Type:
North America

The artist and Christine Pearl Smith Peto (1869-1945), Island Heights, N.J., ca. 1900-1945

Descended in family to son-in-law and daughter, George Washington Smiley (1885-1953) and Helen Serril Peto Smiley (1893-1978), Island Heights, N.J., 19451950

Nelson Rockefeller (1908-1979), New York, 1950—ca. 1970

[Kennedy Galleries, New York, by 1970]

John D. Rockefeller 3rd and Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller, New York, 1970—1979

FAMSF, 1979.7.80

Accession Number:
Acquisition Date:
Credit Line:

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

Exhibition History:

The Brooklyn Museum, John F. Peto, 1950, exh. no. 48
Cincinnati, The Contemporary Arts center, Cincinnati Art Museum, An American Viewpoint: Realism in Twentieth-Century American Painting, 1957, no exh. no.

La Jolla, Calif., LaJolla Museum of Art, The Reminiscent Object: Paintings by William Michael Harnett, John Frederick Peto, John Haberle, 1965, exh. no. 50

San Francisco 1976, exh. no. 89

Tokyo 1982, exh. no. 46

Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Important Information Inside: The Art of John F. Peto and the Idea of Still Life Painting in Nineteenth Century America, 1983, no. exh.. no.