JOHN FREDERICK PETO (1854-1907)
JOHN FREDERICK PETO (1854-1907)
JOHN FREDERICK PETO (1854-1907)
JOHN FREDERICK PETO (1854-1907)
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JOHN FREDERICK PETO (1854-1907)

Salt Glazed Beaker, Books, Pipe, Matches, Tobacco Box and Newspaper

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JOHN FREDERICK PETO (1854-1907)
Salt Glazed Beaker, Books, Pipe, Matches, Tobacco Box and Newspaper
signed and dated 'J.F. Peto/99' (upper left)
oil on canvas
14 x 10 in. (35.6 x 25.4 cm.)
Painted in 1899.
Provenance
Old Shoppe Antiques, New York.
Private collection, New York.
Auslew Gallery, Norfolk, Virginia.
Joseph C. Haefelin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Meredith Long Galleries, Houston, Texas.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1982.
Literature
Frick Art Reference Library, photograph 116Y.
J. Wilmerding, Important Information Inside: The Art of John F. Peto and the Idea of Still-Life Painting in Nineteenth-Century America, Washington, D.C., 1983, p. 112, fig. 101, illustrated.
Exhibited
New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., American Still Lifes of the Nineteenth Century, December 1-31, 1971, no. 33, illustrated.
Amarillo, Texas, Amarillo Art Center, American Paintings Between the Wars (1860-1916), September 25-November 10, 1972.
Columbia, South Carolina, Columbia Museum of Art, Americana: A Painting Survey of the American Scene from the Collection of the C. Thomas May, Jr. Family, Dallas, Texas, January 29-March 1976, no. 16.
College Station, Texas, Texas A&M University, The American Vision: Paintings from the C. Thomas May, Jr. Family Collection, August 23-September 19, 1982, pp. 36-37, illustrated.
Dallas, Texas, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas Collects American Paintings: Colonial to Early Modern, September 16-November 14, 1982, no. 31, illustrated.
Amarillo, Texas, Amarillo Art Center, Georgia O'Keeffe & Her Contemporaries, September 7-December 1, 1985, no. 45, illustrated.
Huntsville, Alabama, Huntsville Museum of Art; New York, The Lotos Club, The May Family Collection of American Paintings, February 7-May 1, 1988, pp. 44-45, 63-64, no. 17, illustrated.
Dallas, Texas, Dallas Museum of Art, June 1-September 1, 2015, on loan.

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