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Still Life with a Stoneware Jug, Berkemeyer, and Smoking Utensils



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Creation Date
oil on panel
Object Types
paintings, oil paintings

17-1/2 x 23-1/2 in. (panel) 26 x 32 in. (framed)

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William Ray Adams Memorial Collection

Public Domain

European Painting and Sculpture Before 1800

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(David M. Koetser, London, England, and New York, New York), in the 1940s;{1} (Lilienfeld Galleries, New York), date unkown; Mr. and Mrs. Henry R. Hope, Bloomington, Indiana, by 1947;{2} given by them to the John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, in January 1947 (1947.2). {1} In a letter from David M. Koetser, New York, dated 15 June 1959, regarding another painting in the IMA's collection, Koetser mentions that the Claesz painting belonged to him "in the 1940s;" see Clowes Archive file (C10026). {2} Letter dated 22 May 1947 from Henry R. Hope to Wilbur Peat, director of John Herron Art Institute, noting that he purchased the painting from Karl Lilienfeld in New York. Letter dated 31 January 1948 from Karl Lilienfeld to Wilbur Peat, indicates that Lilienfeld purchased the painting from "a reliable dealer in London." Both letters in IMA Historical File (47.2).

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