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In London Town

Artist:
John Marin (American, Rutherford, New Jersey 1870–1953 Cape Split, Maine)
Date:
1908
Medium:
Watercolor and charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
11 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. (28.6 x 38.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.99
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower left): Marin 08
the artist (from 1908; to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (probably 1909–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)

New York. 291. "Exhibition of Sketches in Oil by Alfred Maurer of Paris and New York; and Watercolors by John Marin of Paris and New York," March 30–April 19, 1909, no catalogue (checklist no. 25).

An American Place. "Twenty-five Years of John Marin, 1908–1932: John Marin, 33 Watercolors," October 16–November 27, 1933, no catalogue (checklist no. 1).

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "John Marin: Watercolors, Oil Paintings, Etchings," October 19–November 22, 1936, no. 1.

An American Place. "Beyond All 'Isms': 20 Selected Marins, 1908–1938," October 15–November 21, 1939, no catalogue.

Boston. Institute of Modern Art. "John Marin: A Retrospective Exhibition," January 7–February 15, 1947, unnumbered cat. (p. 31).

Washington, D. C. Phillips Memorial Gallery. "John Marin: A Retrospective Exhibition," March 3–April 15, 1947, unnumbered cat.

Minneapolis. Walker Art Center. "John Marin: A Retrospective Exhibition," May 1–June 15, 1947, unnumbered cat.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "20th Century Painters: A Special Exhibition of Oils, Water Colors and Drawings Selected from the Collections of American Art in the Metropolitan Museum," June 16–October 29, 1950, unnum. brochure (p. 15, as "London Omnibus").

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," March 1–April 17, 1955, no. 1 (wc) (as "London Omnibus").

Washington, D. C. Phillips Gallery. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," May 15–June 30, 1955, no. 1 (wc).

San Francisco Museum of Art. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," July 19–September 11, 1955, no. 1 (wc).

University of California, Los Angeles. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," September 28–November 9, 1955, no. 1 (wc).

Cleveland Museum of Art. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," November 17, 1955–January 1, 1956, no. 1 (wc).

Minneapolis Institute of Arts. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," February 3–March 20, 1956, no. 1 (wc).

Palm Beach. Society of the Four Arts. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," March 9–20, 1956 (part 1, drawings, etchings and watercolors); March 23–April 1, 1956 (part 2, oils), no. 1 (wc).

University of Georgia, Athens. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," May 1956, no. 1 (wc).

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," June 13–July 29, 1956, no. 1 (wc).

London. Arts Council Gallery. "John Marin: Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings, and Etchings: An Exhibition," September 22–October 20, 1956, no. 34.

Rochester, N. Y. George Eastman House. "Photo-Secession: Photography as a Fine Art," October 15, 1960–January 15, 1961, not in catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Two Hundred Years of Watercolor Painting in America: An Exhibition Commemorating the Centennial of the American Watercolor Society," December 8, 1966–January 29, 1967, no. 150.

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

Canberra. Australian National Gallery. "20th Century Masters from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York," March 1–April 27, 1986, unnumbered cat. (p. 47).

Brisbane. Queensland Art Gallery. "20th Century Masters from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York," May 7–July 1, 1986, unnumbered cat.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe," October 13, 2011–January 2, 2012, no. 111.

Laurie Eglington. "Twenty-five Years of Marin Shown at an American Place." Art News 32 (October 28, 1933), p. 11.

Waldo Frank, Lewis Mumford, Dorothy Norman, Paul Rosenfeld, and Harold Rugg, ed. America and Alfred Stieglitz: A Collective Portrait. Garden City, N. Y., 1934, pl. XVIIB.

Emanuel M. Benson. John Marin: The Man and His Work. Washington, D.C., 1935, pp. 21, 32, 35, 65, fig. 6.

Martha Davidson. "Marin: Master of a Minor Medium." Art News 35 (October 24, 1936), p. 11.

Edward Alden Jewell. "John Marin's Art in Two Exhibitions." New York Times (October 17, 1939), p. 29.

MacKinley Helm. John Marin. Boston, 1948, pp. 24, 129, pl. 4.

Fairfield Porter. "The Nature of John Marin." ArtNews 54 (March 1955), p. 25.

Carolyn Wynne. "Aspects of Space: John Marin and William Faulkner." American Quarterly 16, no. 1 (Spring 1964), p. 62.

A. L. Chanin. Art Guide/ New York. New York, 1965, pp. 96-97, fig. 140.

Albert Ten Eyck Gardner. History of Water Color Painting in America. New York, 1966, p. 111, pl. 96.

Sheldon Reich. John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné. Tucson, 1970, vol. 1, p. 26, fig. 2, vol. 2, p. 330, fig. 08.10.

Sam Hunter and John Jacobus. American Art of the Twentieth Century: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture. New York, 1973, pp. 127-28, fig. 216.

Hilton Kramer. "Art View: A Dash of Marin at the Met." New York Times (March 1, 1981), pp. D1, D27.

Donna M. Cassidy. "John Marin's Dancing Nudes by the Seashore: Images of the New Eve." Smithsonian Studies in American Art 14, no. 1 (winter 1990), p. 47.

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, pp. 161, 266, no. 111, ill. (color).



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