National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Baby at Play Thomas Eakins (artist)
American, 1844 - 1916
Baby at Play, 1876
oil on canvas
overall: 81.9 x 122.8 cm (32 1/4 x 48 3/8 in.) framed: 106.7 x 147.3 cm (42 x 58 in.)
John Hay Whitney Collection
Not on View
From the Tour: Homer and Eakins: American Painters in the Late 1800s
Object 3 of 8


Mrs. William J. Crowell, the artist's sister, Avondale, Pennsylvania; her son, James W. Crowell [1888-1954], Claremont, California. (Babock Galleries, New York); sold May 1944 to (M. Knoedler & Co., New York); sold April 1946 to Charles G. Lang [1890-1956], Baltimore; consigned 1950 to (M. Knoedler & Co., New York); sold May 1954 to John Hay Whitney [1904-1982], Manhasset, New York; [1] deeded 1982 to the John Hay Whitney Charitable Trust, New York; gift 1982 to NGA.

[1] Knoedler stock book no. 9, no A2913, consignment book no. 4, no. CA3641, and sales book no. 17, no. CA3641, all M. Knoedler & Co. records, Getty Research Institute (copy NGA curatorial files).

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