American Paintings and Sculpture
Artist: Everett Shinn, American, 1876–1953

The Orchestra Pit, Old Proctor’s Fifth Avenue Theatre

1906

Oil on canvas

sight in frame: 17 7/16 x 19 1/2 in. (44.291 x 49.53 cm) framed: 24 1/2 x 26 5/8 x 2 3/4 in. (62.23 x 67.628 x 6.985 cm)
Bequest of Arthur G. Altschul, B.A. 1943
2002.132.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

T. E.Hanley, 1944; Mrs. Norman B. Woolworth; Mr. Robert F. Woolworth; Arthur Altschul, 1967 (from Knoedler & Co.)

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2002,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2003): 135, ill.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 109, 369, pl. 96.

Carrie Rebora Barratt et al., American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life 1765–1915, eds. H. Barbara Weinberg and Carrie Rebora Barratt, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009), p. 172, no. 172, ill., ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.