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Yosemite Falls, 1859
William Smith Jewett

United States of America
Oil on board, Image H: 51 3/4 in, Image W: 41 1/8 in, Frame H: 56 1/4 in, Frame W: 46 1/4 in
Gift of Mrs. Charles W. Engelhard, 1977  77.5
On View
Primary Title Notes: verso inscription
Inscriptions:
verso: u.r. black paint "Yosemite Falls / By W. Jewett / 1859"; u.c. black ink "A5569"; u.l. graphite "#22997-2"; back of frame: u.l. graphite "22997-2"; u.c. yellow chalk "A5569"; red ink two times "10753A0"; black ink "A5569" l.l. black crayon "SPARK 30E55"; c.l. " [xx] 1871 73 {xx} 4-19"

Labels/Stamps:
verso: l.l. handwritten and stamped gum label "PLASTIC / AACF / A67 / VARNISH"; paper gum label handwritten and stamped "PLASTIC / 259 / VARNISH"; u.l. printed paper label "NO 69848 / PICTURE"; u.r. printed and typed label "M.KNOEDLER & CO., INC. / 21 EAST 70TH STREET / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10021 / P A-5569 F / TITLE Yosemite Falls / Wiliiam S. Jewett"; back of frame: u.l. printed and stamped paper label "K / PHOT / NO 51593"; printed paper label u.r. "NO 69848 / FRAME"; faded and illiegible label; stamp black ink u.c. "MSL"; black stamp u.c. "K / PHOTO"; u.r. printed and typed gum label "This work exhibited at the Phoenix Art / Museum, Phoenix, Arizona 10/6/72 - 11/26/72 / NATIONAL PARKS & THE AMERICAN LANDSCAPE / Name of Exhibition"; l.r. printed and typed gum label "NATIONAL COLLECTION OF FINE ARTS / THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, 9 and G STS., WASHINGTON, D.C. / ACCESSION NO TL.10.1971.103 / ARTIST William S. Jewett / TITLE "Yosemite Falls" / Lent by Knoedler & Co., Inc."

Provenance: M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, New York; Hammer Galleries, New York, New York; to Mrs. Charles W. Engelhard, Far Hills, New Jersey
Exhibition History:
"National Park and the American Landscape," Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizonia (Oct. 6 - Nov. 26, 1972)

"Visions of America," Hammer Galleries (Feb. 17 - 28, 19?)

Keywords: Landscape, Yosemite National Park, California, Painting