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Backgammon
Backgammon
Artist:
Date:
1877
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Watercolor Over Charcoal On Wove Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 452 x 564 mm (17 13/16 x 22 3/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Provenance:

Provenance: [Possibly sold at auction, Charles F. Libbie Gallery, Boston, 29 May 1878]; William S. Eaton, Boston, possibly 1878-ca. 1926; inherited by his son Francis S. Eaton, Boston and Tucson, by 1926-1943; [unsold at Macbeth Galleries, New York 1940-1943]; [Babcock Galleries, New York, Macbeth Galleries, New York, Milch Gallery, New York, 1943-1946]; [Milch Gallery, New York, 1946]; Charles D. Lang, Baltimore, 1946-1954; [Milch Gallery, New York 1954-1956]; Mr. and Mrs. William J. Poplack, Detroit 1956-1959; [ Hischl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1959-1960, sold May 1960 for $9900]; Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd , 1960-1993;

Accession Number:
1993.35.15
Acquisition Date:
1993-06-10
Credit Line:

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

Exhibition History:

New York, National Academy of Design, American Society of Painters in Water Colors, Tenth Annual Exhibition, 1877, exh. no. 396 (for sale, $250)

New York, The Century Association, 2 June 1877, exh. no. 35

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, extended loan, 1926-1940

Andover, Mass., Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Winslow Homer: Water Colors, Prints and Drawings, 1936, no exh. no. (as Afternoon Chat)

New York, Brearley School, Art in the United States, Part II, 1964, no publ.

San Francisco 1976, exh. no. 70
Exhibitions:
New York, National Academy of Design, American Society of Painters in Water Colors:Tenth Annual Exhibition, 1877, no. 396 (for sale for $250.00); New York, The Century Assoication , 2 June1877, cat. no. 35; Boston Museum of Fine Arts, extended loan 1926-1940; Andover, MA, Addison Gallery, Philiips Academy: Winslow Homer: Water Colors, Prints and Drawings, 1936, (as Afternoon Chat); New York, Brearley School: Art in the United States, Part II, 1964 ;
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum (also Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City):American Art: An Exhibition from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd, 1976. Exh. cat. by E.P. Richardson, cat. no. 70, repr.
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. 79, p. 194, repr. p. 194;
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Winslow Homer Retrospective, 15 Oct 1995 - 28 Jan 1996;

Exhibitions: CPLH, Recent Acquisitions Exhibition, Jun 14 - Sep 19, 1997
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, Winslow Homer in the 1870's, Feb 18 - May 5, 2001; LACMA, July 10Sept 9, 2001; Hihgh Museum of Art, Oct 6, 2001 - Jan 6, 2002.

two young women seated on a wooden, shawl covered settee, playing a board game (backgammon)

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