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Moonlight Sonata

about 1889–92
Ralph Albert Blakelock (American, 1847–1919 American)


Dimensions

77.15 x 55.88 cm (30 3/8 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

45.201

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Lower right, in arrowhead: R.A. Blakelock

Provenance

Between 1889 and 1892, sold by the artist to Lew Bloom (1859-1929), New York; 1923, sold by Lew Bloom to the Howard Young Gallery, New York; 1923 or later, sold by the Howard Young Gallery to Ralph Cudney, Chicago;1936, with Babcock Galleries, New York; 1942, with Macbeth Gallery, New York; 1945, with Vose Galleries, Boston; 1945, sold by Vose Galleries to the MFA for $4,500. (Accession Date: March 8, 1945)

Credit Line

The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund