Prints and Drawings
Artist: John La Farge, American, 1835–1910, M.A. (HON.) 1896

Colossal Statue of Ananda, near the Ruined City of Pollanarua, Ceylon, 1891

1891

Watercolor

sheet: 25.1 × 17.8 cm (9 7/8 × 7 in.)
Gift of Alexandria and Michael Altman in honor of Helen A. Cooper, M.A. 1975, Ph.D. 1986, the Holcombe T. Green Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture
2010.107.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

PROVENANCE: with Macbeth Gallery, New York, 1907; as agent, Grace Edith Barnes, New York, c. 1909/1911; probably purchase, Dorothy Whitney, New York, c. 1909/1911-before 1952; Estate of Dorothy Whitney, New York, by 1952; purchase, O'Rewell Gallery, by 1952; Graham Gallery, New York, 1952-1961; purchase, J. William Middendorf II, New York, 1961-1983; purchase, Victor D. Spark, New York, 1968-1969; with Victor D. Spark, New York, 1968-1969; with Elizabeth Ives Bartholet, New York, 1969; [sale, Christie Manson and Woods, New York, 18 Mar. 1983 (7)]

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

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