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English Pheasants Surprised by a Spanish Dog or Sauve Oui Peut, n. d.

Inscription

Unsigned. Same composition as oil painting in American Museum of Natural History, now attributed possibly to Victor and John W. Audubon. Affixed to reverse of frame: Kennedy Gallery authentication; review of Whitney exhbition, 1942, N. Y. Herald Tribune, Feb. 1, 1942; review of Kennedy Gallery show, Nov. 4-26, 1954, Antiques, Nov. 1954, p. 410.

Provenance

Estate of Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz; bequest to MFA, November 1988.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

1830–62

Dimensions

Overall: 44.5 x 66cm (17 1/2 x 26in.) Framed: 70.2 x 91.8 cm (27 5/8 x 36 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.505

Medium or Technique

Translucent and opaque watercolor on paper mounted on canvas

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors