American, 1852-1919

Boy Polishing a Brass Jug

oil on canvas
25 x 30 in., frame: 32 1/4 x 37 1/4 in.

  • Provenance: The artist; by descent to his daughter, Mrs. George Page Ely (née Caroline Weir), 1919; by descent to her daughter, Mrs. Gregory Smith (née Anne Weir Ely); by descent within the family to a private California collection; private collection, New York.

    Exhibitions: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. J. Alden Weir: An American Impressionist. October 12, 1983-January 8, 1984. pp. 102-104, cat. no. 2.30, illus.; The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, February 9 - May 6, 1984; The Denver Art Museum, June 13 - August 19, 1984.
  • Condition: Lined, with stable craquelure throughout, and scattered minor inpainting along edges.

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