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Bayou Landscape, ca. 1872
Joseph Rusling Meeker

Oil on canvas, Image H: 20.125 in, Image W: 40.625 in, Frame H: 26.75 in, Frame W: 47.125 in
Purchase 1965 John J. O'Neill Bequest Fund  65.119
Not On View
Inscriptions:
recto: l.r. black paint "J.R. Meeker. 1872"; stretcher: u.l. white crayon "A11 770"

Labels/Stamps:
stretcher: u.l. printed paper label "FINE PRINTS AND AMERICAN PAINTINGS / KENNEDY GALLERIES, INC. / Founded 1874 by H. Wunderlich / 13 EAST 58th STREET -NEW YORK 22 / MEEKER JOSEPH R 1827- ? / BAYOU LANDSCAPE / loc D1 / Oil/canvas, 20 x 40" / A 11770 Neg. #1825 Msx38"; stretcber and back of frame: u.l. stamp black ink "W13593" labels on file: "Mostra / uno specchio della creazione / 150 anni di pittura americana della natura / musei vaticani / collezione d'arte religiosa moderna / 24 settembre - 23 novembre 1980"; l"Day & Meyer / Murray & Young Corp. / Fine Art Removals"; "#9 'Bayou Landscape' / Newark Museum"

Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, New York, New YorK
Exhibition History:
"The Waters of America: 19th Century American Paintings of Rivers, Streams, Lakes and Waterfalls" New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisianna (May 1 - Nov. 18, 1984)

"A Mirror of Creation," The Vatican Museums, Italy, through Friends of American Art in Religion, Inc. (Jul - Dec. 31, 1980)

"American Luminism," Coe Kerr Gallery, New York, New York, catalogue published #35 (Oct. 25 - Nov. 25, 1978)

Keywords: Landscape, Swamp, Bayou, Painting