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Passing Rains, Stonington, Maine

Artist:
John Marin (American, Rutherford, New Jersey 1870–1953 Cape Split, Maine)
Date:
1919
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
14 3/8 x 16 5/8 in. (36.5 x 42.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.119a, b
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower left, overlapping): Marin 19
the artist (to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (possibly 1919–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Feininger, Kuhn, Kuniyoshi, Marin and Nordfeldt," February 24–April 29, 1956, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fourteen American Masters: Paintings from Colonial Times to Today," October 16, 1958–January 4, 1959, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Paintings and Watercolors by John Marin," February 3–March 19, 1981, no catalogue.

Samuel M. Kootz. Modern American Painters. New York, 1930, pl. 41, as "Island".

Samuel M. Kootz. New Frontiers in American Painting. New York, 1943, pl. 58 (as "Island").

Sheldon Reich. John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné. Tucson, 1970, vol. 2, p. 471, fig. 19.28.

Matthew Baigell. "American Art and National Identity: The 1920s." Arts Magazine 61 (February 1987), p. 49, fig. 1.

Jessica Murphy in Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe. The Alfred Stieglitz Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Lisa Mintz Messinger. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, p. 269, no. 132, ill. (color) p. 171 (recto), 269 (recto and verso).



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