Artist Gari Melchers, American, 1860-1932
  • Thomas Pitts
Date between 1860 and 1932
Medium watercolor over pencil on off-white wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 10 1/4 × 8 1/2 inches (26 × 21.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Historic Memorials Society in Detroit
Accession Number 64.83
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pen and black ink, upper center, verso: An original watercolor study | by Gari Melchiors | for the oil portrait of Lendall Pitts' father, | Thomas Pitts of Detroit. | This portrait is in the "Lendall Pitts Collection | of Family Portraits" | Elizabeth McCord Pitts - wife of Lendall Pitts | 1 Rue Rue Rousselet, | Paris - France 1938
Lendall Pitts.
1964-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)