Sunset with Evening Star

about 1880
Warren W. Sheppard (American, 1858–1937)


Dimensions

Overall: 50.8 x 76.2 cm (20 x 30 in.)

Accession Number

2012.852

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

On View

George Putnam Model Ship Gallery (Gallery LG28)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Top stretcher in pencil: "800 / 20 x ---" (illegible)

Signed

Lower left: Warren Sheppard

Markings

Stamp on verso of canvas: "From/C. W. KEENAN/Manufacturer of and/Dealers in/ARTISTS MATERIALS/and Fine Colors/Cor. of Fulton and Jay St./ BROOKLYN, NY"
Below:
Stamp on verso canvas: "[Griffin stamp]/PREPARED BY/WINSOR & NEWTON/38 RATHBONE PLACE/LONDON"

Provenance

March 2, 2012, Important March Estates Auction, John McInnis Auctioneers, Amesbury, MA, Lot 20, to David Kasman and Katy Coughlin, Newton, MA; June 2012, to Vose Galleries, Boston, MA; 2012, sold by Vose to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Robert Lawrence in honor of his wife, Patricia