Nazi Era Provenance List
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Unknown (Antwerp Mannerist)
Flanders (now Belgium)
Adoration of the Magi
Oil on panel
Center: 71.1 x 84.2 cm.; side panels, each 73.6 x 21 cm.
1959.84
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wiesenberger, Pound Ridge, New York; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1959

  Unknown
Flanders (now Belgium)
Virgin and Child
Oil on panel
36.5 x 28 cm.
1970.81
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Stewart M. Marshall, Palo Alto, California; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1970
Exhibition history: Question, Cantor Arts Center, 14 July 2004–2 January 2005
  Unknown
France
Portrait of a Man c. 1725–1750
Oil on canvas
81.6 x 66 cm.
1963.23
Subject type: Portrait
Provenance: Lawrence K. McCreery and Renée McCreery Moore; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1963
Labels/Marks: "Largilliere, his portrait" on 20th C. cardboard backing, in pencil
 

Unknown
France (?)
Portraits of Raphael and Perugino
late 18th C.
Oil on canvas
54.7 x 39.3 cm.
1994.34
Subject type: Portrait
Provenance: Gilbert Walker, Minneapolis, Minnesota; by descent to Blair W. Stratford, Atherton, California, 1993; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1994
Bibliography: A lithograph of this specific composition by Antoine Carrée, after Daffrique, was published in Jean-Pierre Cuzin, ed., Raphael et l'art français, exh. cat. Grand Palais (Paris, 1984), cat. no. 258; ill. 376)

 

Unknown
France (1849-1906)
Portrait of Claude Roger-Marx (?)
Oil on canvas on panel
23.5 x 7.0 cm.
1986.48
Subject type: Portrait
Provenance: Joseph F. McCrindle, New York City; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1986
Other information: formerly attributed to Eugéne Carriére

  Unknown
Greece
Seven Saints c. 1800
Paint on panel
40.7 x 29.2 cm.
1962.35
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Pedro and Reta de Lemos; by inheritance to Esther de Lemos Morton, Margaret de Lemos Lyon, and Marie J. Storm; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1962
  Unknown
Italy
Crucifixion 1350–1400
Tempera on panel
68.6 x 48.2 cm. (to pinnacle)
1941.296
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mortimer C. Leventritt, San Francisco; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1941
  Unknown
Italy
Festival in a Military Encampment
Oil on panel
46.8 x 66.8 cm.
1969.38
Subject type: Genre, military
Provenance: Mortimer C. Leventritt, San Francisco; by bequest to Cantor Arts Center, 1969
  Unknown
Italy
Harbor Scene
Oil on canvas
134.2 x 138 cm.
1960.280
Subject type: Landscape
Provenance: Delivered to Cantor Arts Center from the Knoll (Stanford president’s house), 1960
  Unknown
Italy
Italian Landscape
Oil on canvas
83.2 x 112.7 cm.
1956.26
Subject type: Landscape
Provenance: Dr. and Mrs. Monroe E. Spaght, New York City, purchased in Italy, 1955; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1956
  Unknown
Italy
Virgin and Child
Oil on panel
51.7 x 24.8 cm. (triangular top)
Accession number: 1970.80
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Stewart M. Marshall, Palo Alto, California; by bequest to Cantor Arts Center, 1970
  Unknown
Russia
St. John the Evangelist Reading the Gospel
Tempera on wood with gold
35.5 x 30.5 cm.
1977.130
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Alexander H. Sneper, Belmont, California; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1977
  Unknown
Russia
St. Michael the Archangel
Tempera on wood with gold
305 x 266 mm.
1977.131
Object type: Painting
Subject type: Religious
Signature/Inscriptions: Illegible signature and Saint's name, on front.
Labels/Marks: On back, stamp with numbers written on it: “006977.11 74/150fyd.(?)”
Provenance: Alexander H. Sneper, Belmont, California; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1977
 

Unknown
Spain
Portrait of a Young Prince of Spain
Oil on canvas
118.1 x 90.1 cm.
1965.87
Subject type: Portrait
Labels/Marks: "950 EB" on stretcher, in black stencil
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Edward Morse Hamilton, Atherton, California; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1965

  Unknown
Spain
Resurrection
Painting on copper
16.9 x 14.5 cm.
1962.61
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Pedro and Reta de Lemos; by inheritance to Esther de Lemos Morton, Margaret de Lemos Lyon, and Marie J. Storm; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1962
  Circle of Francesco Albani
Italy (1578–1660)
Figures with Landscape Background
Oil on canvas
49.5 x 59.7 cm.
1959.375
Subject type: Mythology, landscape
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Glass, El Cerrito, California; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1959
  Circle of Francesco Albani
Italy (1578–1660)
Salmacis and Hermaphroditus
Oil on canvas
55.9 x 68.6 cm.
1959.27
Subject type: Mythology
Provenance: Mr. Karl Loevenich and Mr. Henry Schaefer-Semmern, New York City; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1959
  Claude-Félix Théodore Caruelle d'Aligny
France (1798–1871)
View of the Bay of Naples c. 1834
Oil on canvas
46.7 x 66.0 cm.; 65.3 x 84.4 cm. (with frame)
1978.164
Subject type: Landscape
Labels/Marks: faint monogram, lower left
Provenance: Galerie Lorenceau, 1973; Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, London, 1977; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 1978
Exhibition history: Collecting for Stanford: Recent Acquisitions, T.W. Stanford Art Gallery, 11 January–20 February 1983; J.B.C. Corot: View of Volterra, Timken Art Gallery, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA, May–September 1988
Bibliography: Fronia E. Wissman, J.B.C. Corot: View of Volterra, exhibition catalogue, San Diego, Timken Art Gallery, 1988, fig. 20; The Stanford Museum Centennial Handbook (Stanford, 1991), p. 79, repr.
  Jules André
France (1807–1869)
Landscape with Oak
Oil on canvas
55.4 x 83 cm.
1995.79
Subject type: Landscape
Provenance: Mrs. William T. McManus, Los Angeles, by 1976; Bowers Museum of Cultural History, Santa Ana, CA, 1976–1995; by exchange with Bowers Museum of Cultural History, 1995
Exhibition history: Collecting for Stanford: Selected Acquisitions, 1990–1995,
5 July–3 September 1995, T.W. Stanford Art Gallery
  Jacques-Emile Blanche
France (1861–1942)
Portrait of Mrs. Holland 1890
Oil on canvas
205.1 x 106.1 cm.
1976.270
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: “J.E. Blanche 90” left center
Provenance: Fine Arts Society, London; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 1976
Exhibition history: From Classical Greece to Early 20th Century: Selections from the Stanford University Museum of Art and the de Saisset Museum, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 6 April 1993–31 December 1996; Cantor Arts Center, Europe & USA 19th C. Gallery, 21 January 1999–9 November 2001; Picturing French Style: Three Hundred Years of Art and Fashion, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL,6 September 2002–5 January 2003; Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, 4 February–27 April 2003
  Leopold-Louis Boilly
France (1761–1845)
Young Lady Reading in a Landscape
c. 1798
Oil on canvas
32.5 x 24 cm.
1972.146
Subject type: Genre, landscape
Signature/Inscriptions: "L. Boilly" bottom, right center
Provenance: Heim Gallery, London; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 1972
Exhibition history: E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, 4 May–30 May 1976 (Stanford Club of Sacramento); Rococo to Revolution: French Art of the Eighteenth Century from the Stanford Museum, 6 March–29 April 1984, T.W. Stanford Art Gallery; Searches, Terrors, Dreams: Romantic Themes in Art, 8 February–1 May 1988, T.W. Stanford Art Gallery
  Félix Boisselier
France (1776–1811)
The Temple of Vesta at Tivoli c. 1811
Oil on paper laid down on canvas
40.3 x 31.4 cm.
1984.72
Subject type: Landscape
Labels/Marks: “Boisselier à Tivoli/Mai 1811" on reverse
Provenance: Ader Picard Tajan, Paris, 1981; sold to Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, Ltd., London; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 1984
Exhibition history: In the Light of Italy: Corot and Early Open-Air Painting, National Gallery of Art, 26 May–2 September 1996, the Brooklyn Museum, 11 October 1996–12 January 1997, The Saint Louis Art Museum, 21 February–18 May 1997
Bibliography: The Stanford Museum, XIV-XV, 1984-85, p. 20; Philip Conisbee, Sarah Faunce, Jeremy Strick, with Peter Galassi, In the Light of Italy: Corot and Early Open-Air Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1996
Other information: aka The Temple of the Sibyl
  Rosa Bonheur
France (1822–1899)
Stag in the Woods
Oil on canvas
35.6 x 45.7 cm.
1999.143
Subject type: Animal, landscape
Signature/Inscriptions: “Rosa Bonheur” front lower right
Labels/Marks: Wax seal on stretcher: "Estate Rosa Bonheur 1900."
Provenance: Artist’s estate sale, Galerie Petit, Paris, 1900 ; Karen, Karl F., and Michele A. Heisler, San Francisco; by gift to Cantor Arts Center, 1999
Bibliography: D. Ashton and D. Brown, Rosa Bonheur: A Life and a Legend, (NY, 1981); A. E. Klumpke, Rosa Bonheur, the Artists (Auto)Biography, ed. and trans. Gretchen Van Slyke (Ann Arbor, 1997); Gabriel P. Weisberg, A. M. Quinsac, et al., Rosa Bonheur: A Nature's Children, exh. cat. Musee des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux/Dahesh Museum (NY, 1998)
  Richard Parkes Bonington
Great Britain (1802-1828)
Boat Beached in Port at Low Tide
c. 1824–25
Oil on paper laid on canvas
27.6 x 40.3 cm.
1980.201
Subject type: Marine, landscape
Provenance: By descent to Lord Seymour; S. Beylard, Bordeaux; T. Meyer until 1977; Mr. and Mrs. Adolphe Stein, Zurich; Covent Garden Gallery, London; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 1980
Exhibition history: Collecting for Stanford: Recent Acquisitions, T.W. Stanford Art Gallery, 11 January–20 February 1983; Searches, Terrors, Dreams: Romantic Themes in Art, T.W. Stanford Art Gallery, 8 February–1 May 1988
Bibliography: Carlos Peacock, Richard Parkes Bonington, Barrie and Jenkins,
London, 1979 (cover illus.); The Somerset House Art Treasures Exhibition 1979, 21 November–9 December, 1979 (xerox in file), no. 128; The Stanford Museum, X-XI, 1980-81, repr. p 36 and cover
  Francois Bonvin
France (1817–1887)
Nun Knitting 1868
Oil on canvas
41.5 x 30 cm.
1988.125
Subject type: Genre
Provenance: M. Edouard André; sale James S. Inglis of Cottier and Company, American Art Association, New York, March 11, 1909, no. 100; sold to H.W. Marsh; Mrs. A. E. Marsh, Norfolk, England; her sale, Christie's, London, June 25, 1937, lot 117; Vincent Price, Los Angeles, 1988; Aldis Browne Fine Arts, Venice, California; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 1988
Exhibition history: The Still, Sad Music Humanity: Images of Work and of the
Pleasures and Pains of Everyday Life
, T.W. Stanford Art Gallery, 10 January–16 April 1989; Chasing History: Art and Provenance, Cantor Arts Center, 9 August–26 November 2006
Bibliography: Castagnary, Salons 1857-1879, Paris, 1892; Castagnary, Salon de 1869, Vol.1 (1857-1871) p. 377; Etienne Morreau-Nélaton, Bonvin raconté par lui-même, Paris, 1927, p. 71; Gabriel P. Weisberg, Bonvin, Paris, 1979, p. 183, no. 43, repr.


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