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Cutting Ice
Cutting Ice
Date:
1906
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Transparent And Opaque Watercolor Over Charcoal On Wove Paper Mounted On Cardboard
Dimensions:
Sheet: 508 x 732 mm (20 x 28 13/16 in.) irreg. margins
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Continent:
North America
Provenance:

Provenance: Private Collection, sold to Hirschl and Adler Galleries, New York 11/18/77 (information from letter of 9/12/90 to former AFGA intern Jennifer Jaskowiak from Caroline P. Owens of Hirschl and Adler, returned to AFGA 10/95 after publication of FAMSF catalogue, [Hirschl and Adler Galleries, New York 1977-1978](sold 5 January 1978, see copy of bill of sale in file); Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd 1978-1979;
Notes in file in graphite dated Jan. 4, (19)78, quoting E.P. Richardson on the quality and place of A.B.Frost in history.Not clear if he is referring to this work by Frost.;
Exhibitions:
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: The Rockefeller Collection of American Art at The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1994, exh. cat. by Marc Simpson and Patricia Junker, cat. no. 125, p. 282, repr. p. 282;

Accession Number:
1979.7.43
Acquisition Date:
1979-04-05
Credit Line:

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

Exhibition History:

FAMSF-de Young, As the Days Grow Shorter: A Winter Celebration, Nov 4,1981 - Jan 17, 1982., no publ.; FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: The Rockefeller Collection of American Art at The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 25 June - 13 Nov 1994, exh. cat. by Marc Simpson and Patricia Junker, cat. no. 125, p. 282, repr. p. 282.

group of men warming themselves around a fire and talking, three men cutting ice from a river in the middle ground, one man loading a horsecart with blocks of ice at mid-left