Artist Charles Demuth, American, 1883-1935
Title
  • Still Life with Apples and Bananas
Date 1925
Medium watercolor and graphite pencil on wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 7/8 × 18 inches (30.2 × 45.7 cm)
Framed: 23 1/16 × 29 3/8 × 1 3/8 inches (58.6 × 74.6 × 3.5 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 70.253
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in pencil, center right: C. Demuth | Lancaster | Pa. | 1925
Marks Watermark, left edge: (WHAT)MAN 1921 ENGLAND
Label, on backing: The Daniel Gallery | 2 West 47 Street | New York | Still Life - Apple | and Bananas by | Charles Demuth
1935, Virginia Nelson;
Daniel Gallery (New York, New York, USA);
Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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