1865 - 1929
AT FAR ROCKAWAY
signed Robert Henri (lower left); signed again and inscribed with the artist's record book number and "The Beach"/"FAR ROCKAWAY IN 1902" (on the reverse); titled FAR ROCKAWAY (along the left and right tacking edges)
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oil on canvas
26 1/4 by 32 inches
(66.7 by 81.3 cm)
Estate of the artist
Estate of Marjorie Organ Henri (his wife)
[With]Macbeth Gallery, New York, 1933
Horace Havemeyer, New York, 1933 (acquired from the above)
Mrs. Richard S. Perkins, by 1943 (acquired from the above)
[With]The Jordan-Volpe Gallery, Inc., New York, by 1991
Acquired by the present owner from the above
Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts, Ninth Annual Exhibition, April-May 1923, no. 52, n.p.
New York, Macbeth Gallery, March 1933, n.p.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Robert Henri Memorial Exhibition, March-April 1931, no. 10, pp. 4, 17, illustrated n.p.
Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn Museum, The Eight, November 1943-January 1944, no. 1, p. 25
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum; Denver, Colorado, Denver Art Museum; Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, American Impressionism and Realism: The Painting of Modern Life, 1885-1915, May 1994-May 1995, no. 42, pp. 119, 323, 366, illustrated fig. 108, p. 188; also illustrated p. 88 (detail)
Greenwich, Connecticut, Bruce Museum, Painterly Controversy: William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri, January-April 2007, no. 4, p. 66, illustrated p. 67
Washington, D.C., Smithsonian American Art Museum, Variations on America: Masterworks from American Art Forum Collections, April-July 2007
Nashville, Tennessee, Frist Center for the Visual Arts; New York, New York Historical Society; Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts, Life's Pleasures: The Ashcan Artists' Brush with Leisure, 1895-1925, August 2007-May 2008, no. 59, illustrated p. 179
Robert Henri, Diary, July 13-14, 1902, n.p.
Edward Alden Jewell, "Macbeth Gallery Opens New Exhibition of Robert Henri's Work, Including Portrait of Luks," The New York Times, March 8, 1933, p. 16
Guy Pène du Bois, "The Eight at The Brooklyn Museum," Magazine of Art, vol. 36, no. 8, 1943, p. 295, illustrated
Nick Madormo, "The Early Career of Alfred Maurer: Paintings of Popular Entertainments," American Art Journal, vol. 15, no. 1, Winter 1983, p. 19, illustrated fig. 15
Bennard B. Perlman, Robert Henri: Painter, Wilmington, Delaware, 1984, fig. 22, p. 160, illustrated p. 69
Evan Levine, Family Guide - American Impressionism and Realism: The Painting of Modern Life, 1885-1915, New York, 1994, no. 4, illustrated n.p.
Edward H. Madden and Marian C. Madden, "Transcendental Dimensions of American Art," Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, vol. 32, no. 2, Spring 1996, p. 170
William H. Gerdts, William Glackens, New York, 1996, p. 40, illustrated pl. 29
Pamela N. Koob, "States of Being: Edward Hopper and Symbolist Aesthetics," American Art, vol. 18, no. 3, Fall 2004, p. 62
Kimberly Orcutt, "Painterly Controversy: William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri," Antiques & Fine Art Magazine, Spring 2007, pp. 183, illustrated fig. 2, p. 180
Norman A. Geske, Beyond Madness: The Art of Ralph Blakelock, 1847-1919, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2007, pp. 60, 166