Exhibitions/ Art Object

Sun Spots

Artist:
John Marin (American, Rutherford, New Jersey 1870–1953 Cape Split, Maine)
Date:
1920
Medium:
Watercolor and charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
16 5/8 x 19 3/4 in. (42.2 x 50.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.121
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right, in watercolor): Marin 20
the artist (from 1920; to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (by 1936–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "John Marin: Watercolors, Oil Paintings, Etchings," October 19–November 22, 1936, no. 36.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Alfred Stieglitz Exhibition: His Collection," June 10–August 31, 1947, no catalogue (checklist no. 55).

Art Institute of Chicago. "Alfred Stieglitz: His Photographs and His Collection," February 2–29, 1948, extended to March 7, 1948, no catalogue (checklist no. 83).

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "From the Alfred Stieglitz Collection: An Extended Loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 22–August 12, 1951, no catalogue (checklist no. E.L.51.670; loan extended to May 15, 1961).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fourteen American Masters: Paintings from Colonial Times to Today," October 16, 1958–January 4, 1959, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Three Centuries of American Painting," April 9–October 17, 1965, unnum. checklist.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Paintings and Watercolors by John Marin," February 3–March 19, 1981, no catalogue.

Portland, Me. Portland Museum of Art. "John Marin in Maine," May 22–September 8, 1985, no. 21.

Seattle Art Museum. "American Watercolors from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Selection 1," February 7–March 31, 1991, no. 130.

Tulsa. Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History. "American Watercolors from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Selection 1," April 20–June 15, 1991, no. 130.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "American Watercolors from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 15–December 10, 1991, no. 130.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "American Drawings, 1900–1950: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 24, 2005–April 24, 2006, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe," October 13, 2011–January 2, 2012, no. 133.

Henry Geldzahler. American Painting in the Twentieth Century. New York, 1965, p. 65, ill.

Sheldon Reich. John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné. Tucson, 1970, vol. 1, p. 128, fig. 97, vol. 2, p. 481, fig. 20.26.

John Marin. John Marin by John Marin. Ed. Cleve Gray. New York, 1970, pp. 101-2, ill.

Howard Hibbard. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1980, p. 504, fig. 913.

Klaus Kertess. Marin in Oil. Exh. cat., Parrish Art Museum. Southhampton, N. Y., 1987, pp. 40-41, ill.

Kate Farrell. Art and Nature: An Illustrated Anthology of Nature Poetry. New York, 1992, p. 55, ill.

Jessica Murphy in Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe. The Alfred Stieglitz Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Lisa Mintz Messinger. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, pp. 269-70, no. 133, ill. p. 172 (color).

Rachel Mustalish in Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe. The Alfred Stieglitz Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Lisa Mintz Messinger. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, p. 172.



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