Still Life

Julian Alden Weir (American, 1852-1919)

Currently on View in K208
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• With thick strokes of the brush, Weir suggested the textures of porcelain, fabric, and food.

• This assemblage of fruit, vegetables, and tableware is unusual for Weir, who preferred landscapes.

• Weir helped form The Ten, a diverse group identified with American Impressionism.

M.A. Newhouse and Son in St. Louis, Missouri; Mrs. Helen Ladd Corbett and the Corbett Family, Portland, Oregon; George Calvert, Indianapolis, Indiana; purchased by the the John Herron Art Institute, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art, in 1926.

Object Information

artist
Julian Alden Weir (American, 1852-1919)
creation date
1902-1905
materials
oil on canvas
dimensions
25 x 36 in.
34-5/8 x 45-5/8 in. (framed)
accession number
26.92
credit line
James E. Roberts Fund
copyright
Public Domain
collection
American Painting and Sculpture to 1945
colors

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