Still life with two wine casks

print 1860–1879, negative before 1855
Hugh Owen (English, 1808 – 1897)


Dimensions

Image: 22.2 × 17.5 cm (8 3/4 × 6 7/8 in.) Mount: 28.3 × 26 cm (11 1/8 × 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2016.828

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Recto, u.r., in pencil: 4

Provenance

Part of an album of photographs by Owen belonging to Canon R.T Cole (b. 1874 – d. 1948), Bristol, England; 1948, the album was sold in an estate auction to his handyman, Mr. W. L. Venn, Bristol; 1962, album was given by Venn to Reece Winstone (b. 1909 – d. 1991), Bristol; April 17, 2015, album sold by descendants of Reece Winstone, Dominc Winter Auctioneers (Islamic, Indian, and Oriental Art and Photography, 1850-2000), Cirencester, England, lot 371, to Robert Hershkowitz (dealer), Sussex, England; 2015, sold by Robert Hershkowitz to Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc., New York; 2016, year-end gift of Hans P. Kraus to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 2017)

Credit Line

Gift of Hans P. Kraus, Jr. in honor of Clifford S. Ackley