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William Michael Harnett : Searching the Scriptures
William Michael Harnett (Searching the Scriptures)

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Artist: William Michael Harnett
Title: Searching the Scriptures
Year: 1880
Media: Oil on canvas, 30 1/8 x 25 1/8 inches
Description: Signed and dated lower left: "WM(WMH conjoined)HARNETT/1880"

EXHIBITED: National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (Mar. 21–May 3, 1970), Whitney Museum of Art, New York (May 19–July 5, 1970), University Art Museum, Berkeley (and) California Palace of the Legion of Honor , San Francisco (July 15–Aug. 31, 1970), The Detroit Institute of Arts (Sept. 15–Oct. 31, 1970), The Reality of Appearance: The Trompe L’oeil Tradition in American Painting, no. 34

ILLUSTRATED: Alfred Frankenstein, After the Hunt: William Harnett and other American Still Life Painters, 1870–1900 (Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1969 revised), pl. 49 (p. 62); Alfred Frankenstein, The Reality of Appearance: The Trompe L’oeil Tradition in American Painting (New York Graphic Society LTD., 1970) pl. 34 (p. 70-71)

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