John La Farge

Study at Brenton’s Cove, Newport, Looking towards Fort Adams, c. 1865-70
Watercolor and goauche on paper

7 1⁄2 × 6 inches

Inscribed on verso: Study at Brenton’s Cove, Newport, Looking towards Fort Adams. Late afternoon in summer. Figure in gray in foreground.

EXHIBITED
1885
Moore’s Art Gallery, New York, John La Farge, no. 52

1898
New York Water Color Club, Galleries of the American Fine Arts Society, Ninth Annual Exhibition of the New York Water Color Club, no. 437

1911
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, La Farge Memorial Exhibition

1968
Kennedy Galleries, New York, John La Farge Oils and Watercolors, no. 8

RECORDED
“Water Colors by La Farge,” in The New York Times, March 26, 1885, p. 4
“Selling La Farge’s Works,” in The New York Times, March 28, 1885, p. 5
“Images,” Arts Magazine, no. 42, Feb. 1968, p. 3, illus.
Kennedy Galleries, John LaFarge: Oils and Watercolors (1968), no. 8, illus.
H. Barbara Weinberg, “John La Farge — The Relation of his Illustrations to His Ideal Art,” American Art Journal, no. 5, May 1973, pp. 55-6, illus.