Collection

Jasper Francis Cropsey
American, 1823-1900

Evening at Paestum, 1856
Oil on panel
Gift of Matthew Vassar
1864.1.21
Period: 19th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Unframed: 9 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. (24.13 x 39.37 cm) Framed: 16 5/8 x 22 5/8 x 2 7/8 in. (42.23 x 57.47 x 7.3 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed and dated (LR): J. F. Cropsey 1856
Provenance v
Collections: Elias Magoon
Published References v
All Seasons and Every Light, (Poughkeepsie: FLLAC, 1983), p. 48 repr.; America and the Grand Tour: Sanford Robinson Gifford at Home and Abroad, (Poughkeepsie: FLLAC, 1991); Nobuyuki, Okabe, "Paris--New York; Modern Paintings in 19th and 20th Century Master Works from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College," (Japan: Yamagata Museum of Art, 2008) Cat. no. 7, p. 50; Madigan, Mark, "Paestum": An Unpublished Poem from Cathers's Grand Tour of Italy, (Nebraska, Willa Cather Foundation, 2011) Vol. 55, No. 2, cover, repr.; Speiser, Anthony M "Francis Cropsey, Catalogue Raisonne Works in Oil, Volume One: 1842-1863," (New York, Newington-Cropsey Foundation, 2013) p. 231, fig. 402Kerry Dean Carso, “The Nineteenth-Century Delight in Decay,” Hudson River Valley Review, Hudson River Valley Institute, Vol. 31, no. 16 (Autumn 2014). P. 47, no. 8, repr.
Exhibition History v
Japan, Shimane Art Museum, "Paris--New York; Modern Paintings in 19th and 20th Century Master Works from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York," March 7 - May 11, 2008. Cat. no. 7, p 50. Japan, Ishibashi Museum of Art, "Paris--New York; Modern Paintings in 19th and 20th Century Master Works from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York," May 17 - July 20, 2008. Cat. no. 9, p 51. Japan, Yamagata Museum of Art, "Paris--New York; Modern Paintings in 19th and 20th Century Master Works from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York," July 30 - August 31, 2008. Cat. no. 7, p. 50. Japan. Fuchu Art Museum, "Paris--New York; Modern Paintings in 19th and 20th Century Master Works from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York," September 6 - November 3, 2008. Cat. no. 7, p. 50. Japan, Miyazaki Prefectural Art Museum, "Paris--New York; Modern Paintings in 19th and 20th Century Master Works from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York," November 14 - December 14, 2008. Cat. 7, p. 50. Poughkeepsie, New York, FLLAC, and Ithaca, New York, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, "A Focused Collection: The Hudson River School," April 21-October 19, 2007. Dallas, Texas, Dallas Museum of Art, "The Painted Sketch: American Impressions from Nature, 1830-1880," June 21- September 20, 1998. Poughkeepsie, NY, FLLAC, Vassar College, "America and the Grand Tour: Sanford Robinson Gifford at Home and Abroad," April 17 - June 9, 1991 Poughkeepsie, NY, Vassar College Art Gallery, "All Seasons and Every Light" 14 Oct. - 16 Dec. 1983 Lincoln, MA, DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, "All Seasons and Every Light" 5 Feb. - 25 March, 1984. West Palm Beach, FL, Norton Museum of Art, "All Seasons and Every Light" 25 March - 1 July 1984. Evanston, IL, Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, "All Seasons and Every Light" 16 Nov. 1984 - 13 Jan. 1985.
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