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French Cottage, 1883
Abraham Archibald Anderson

United States of America
Oil on canvas, Image H: 18.25 in, Image W: 24.5 in, Frame H: 21 in, Frame W: 27.75 in, Mat H: 20.25 in, Mat W: 26.25 in
Gift of Dr. Eleanor A. Campbell, 1958  58.19
On View
Primary Title Notes: 1981 Newark Museum Catalogue
Inscriptions:
recto: l.r. red paint "A. A. Anderson - / 1883"; backing: u.l. black marker "Waxlined May, 1974"

Labels/Stamps:
backing: u.l. stamp black ink "PAINTING CONSERVATION STUDIO INC. / BERNARD RABIN, Conservator / Rear of 38 Halsey Street, Newark, 07100"; u.l. printed and typed paper label "HENRY ART GALLERY DE-15 / University of Washington, Seattle, Washing 98195 / Abraham Archibald Anderson / French Cottage. 1883 / Oil on canvas / Collection of Newark Museum / Down Garden Paths, March 2 - May 27, 1984"; l.l. printed paper label "IN THE EVENT OF DAMAGE / DO NOT TOUCH / OR REPAIR / WITHOUT PERMISSION OF / THE REGISTRAR / THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS"; c. printed red label " eagle [logo] / Eagle / Transfer / Corp. / 435 / Greenwich Street / New York / N.Y. 10013 / 212-966-4100 / Ref. No. / A-2349 / Item No. #1 Newark / 58.19"; l.c. printed label "The 7 Santini / BROTHERS / internation movers / moving . storage . shipping . packing"; l.r. printed and typed paper label "TERRA MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART / 2600 Central Park. Evanston, IL 60201 / 312 328-3400 / ARTIST: Abraham Archibald Anderson / TITLE: FRENCH COTTAGE, 1883 / MEDIUM: Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in. / LENDER: The Newark Museum / Newark, New Jersey / EXHIBITION: 'DOWN GARDEN PATHS' / December 13 - February 12, 1984 / CATALOGUE NO."; u.r. gum label "COLUMBUS GALLERY / OF FINE ARTS / RM-7-75-17 [blue ink]"; u.r. printed and typed label / cat. no. 2 / artist / Anderson, Abraham/ Archibald / title: / FRENCH COTTAGE / lender / Newark Museum / Newark, New Jersey / exhibition title: REVEALED MASTERS / 19thCentury American Art / circulation dates: / September 1974 - September 1975 / THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS . 41 EAST 65th STREET, New York 1002l"; r.c. printed and typed label "E.B. CROCKER ART GALLERY / 216 O Street. Sacramento, California 95814 / Telephone (916) 446-4677 / American Federation of Arts Presents / REVEALED MASTERS - 19th Century / American Art / May 24 to June 29, 1975 / L33.75.1-43 / #2 / FRENCH COTTAGE, 1883 / Abraham Archibald Anderson / American, 1847-1940 / oil on canvas / 18" x 24" / Lent by Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey / The Art Museum ofthe City of Sacramento"; l.r. printed and typed paper label "PARRISH ART MUSEUM. EXHIBITION LABEL / SOUTH HAMPTON, NEW YORK 11968; EXHIBITION WILLIAM MERRITT CHASE IN COMPANY OF / FRIENDS / DATE 5/13/79 - 6/24/79 / ARTIST ABRAHAM ARCHIBALD ANDERSON / TITLE FRENCH COTTAGE / MEDIUM SIZE / LENDER COLLECTION OF NEWARK MUSEUM / MUSEUM NUMBER"; l.r. paper label MAM [logo] / This work exhibited at the MONTCLAIR ART MUSEUM / Montclair, New Jersey Ocober 1 - November 30, 1983 / DOWN GARDEN PATHS / The Floral Environment in American Art / (Title of Exhibition)"; l.r. red printed label "DO NOT HANG / IN DIRECT SUNLIGHT / OR OVER / HEATING VENT"

Provenance: The artist; to his daughter, Dr. Eleanor A. Campbell, Scarsdale, New York.
Exhibition History:
"Festival of Flowers," Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ, April 2-23, 1961.

"Revealed Masters," American Federation of Arts Traveling exhibition, at The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, September-November 1974.

"William Meritt Chase in the Company of Friends," Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY. May 13-June 24, 1979.

"Down Garden Paths: The Floral Environment in American Art," Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ, September 1-October 30 1983; traveled to: Terra Art Museum, Chicago, IL, December 31, 1983-February 12, 1984; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, March 1, 1984-May 27, 1985.

"Off the Pedestal: New Women in the Art of Homer, Chase and Sargent", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (March 18 - June 25, 2006); McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas (July 26 - October 15, 2006); The Frick Art and Historical Center , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (November 4, 2006 - January 14, 2007)

Keywords: Female, Figure, Artist, Painting, Painter, Garden