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A Town in Maine

Artist:
John Marin (American, Rutherford, New Jersey 1870–1953 Cape Split, Maine)
Date:
1932
Medium:
Watercolor, charcoal and graphite on paper, mounted on painted paper
Dimensions:
20 1/4 x 24 3/8 in. (51.4 x 61.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.146
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
#2015: A Town in Maine, Part 1
#2016: A Town in Maine, Part 2
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Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right, in graphite and watercolor, overlapping): Marin 32
the artist (to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (possibly 1932–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "Abstract Painting in America," February 12–March 22, 1935, no. 76.

Studio House, Washington, D. C. "John Marin: Watercolors and Oil Paintings," February 3–21, 1937, no catalogue (checklist no. 7).

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. "Paintings and Watercolors by John Marin," February 3–March 19, 1981, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe," October 13, 2011–January 2, 2012, no. 164.

Sheldon Reich. John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné. Tucson, 1970, vol. 2, p. 640, fig. 32.3.

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. 184-85, 275, no. 164, ill. (color).

Rachel Mustalish 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. 185.

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