JOHN HENRY TWACHTMAN (1853-1902)
The Cascade, ca. late 1890s
Oil on canvas
30 x 30 inches
Signed lower left: J. H. Twachtman
[Milch Galleries, New York, as of 1920]
Mr. Horatio S. Rubens, as of 1931
[Babcock Galleries, new York, as of 1942]
[Milch Galleries, New York]
[Grand Central Art Galleries, New York]
to IBM International Corporation, Armonk, New York, 1944
[art market, New York, 1995]
to private collection, 1995
Macbeth Gallery, New York, Exhibition of Paintings by John H. Twachtman, January 1919, no. 13.
Brooklyn Museum, New York, Leaders of American Impressionism: Mary Cassatt, Childe Hassam, John H. Twachtman, J. Alden Weir, October 17-November 28, 1937, no. 68 (lent by Horatio S. Rubens, New York).
Babcock Galleries, New York, Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels by John H. Twachtman, February 9-28, 1942, no. 18 (as The Cascade 1900).
Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, Sixty American Artists Since 1800, November 19-December 5, 1946, no. 18.
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., John Twachtman: Connecticut Landscapes, October 15, 1989-January 28, 1990; traveled to Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, March 18-May 20, 1990, no. 22 (pp. 34 color illus. (detail), 35, 36, 110, color illus.).
Allen Tucker, John H. Twachtman (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1931), pp. 24-25 illus. (collection of Horatio S. Rubens, New York).
John Douglass Hale, The Life and Creative Development of John H. Twachtman, 2 vols. (Ann Arbor: University Microfilms, 1958), Ohio State University, 1957, p. 544-45, cat. no. 121.
James Thomas Flexner, Nineteenth Century American Painting (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1970), pp. 248-249 color illus.
Deborah Chotner, Lisa N. Peters, and Kathleen A. Pyne, John Twachtman: Connecticut Landscapes, exh. cat. (Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1989), pp. 34 color illus. (detail), 35, 36, 110 color illus.
Paul Richard, “John Twachtman’s Scenes of Silence: At the National Gallery, Meditations on the Landscape,” Washington Post, October 22, 1989, p. G10 illus.
Stephen May, “Twachtman at the Wadsworth Atheneum,” Art Times, March 6, 1990, p. 9.
This painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the work of John Henry Twachtman by Ira Spanierman and Dr. Lisa N. Peters.
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