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Boathouses

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, American, b. Winnetka, Illinois, 1907–1975  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
33 X 45 1/8 IN. (83.8 X 114.6 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Accession Number:
86.3889
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Contemporary Realism
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:hmsg_86.3889

The Edge in the Morning

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, American, b. Winnetka, Illinois, 1907–1975  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 1/8 x 36 in. (91.7 x 91.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4109
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Contemporary Realism
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:hmsg_66.4109

Penny

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, American, b. Winnetka, Illinois, 1907–1975  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
45 1/4 x 40 1/4 in. (112.3 x 102.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1962
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4111
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School:
American Contemporary Realism
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:hmsg_66.4111

Jerry At The Piano

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, American, b. Winnetka, Illinois, 1907–1975  Search this
Medium:
Oil on linen
Dimensions:
45 1/8 x 40 1/8 in. (114.5 x 101.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1962
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4113
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School:
American Contemporary Realism
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:hmsg_66.4113

July Interior

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, American, b. Winnetka, Illinois, 1907–1975  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
56 1/8 X 72 IN. (142.8 X 182.9 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1964
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4114
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Contemporary Realism
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:hmsg_66.4114

Meadow, Sea And Island

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, American, b. Winnetka, Illinois, 1907–1975  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor, charcoal, and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
21 1/16 X 30 1/8 IN. IRREG. (53.5 X 76.5 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1971
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Accession Number:
86.3887
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School:
American Contemporary Realism
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:hmsg_86.3887

Mildred Lamar Hooking A Rug

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, American, b. Winnetka, Illinois, 1907–1975  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
54 1/2 X 45 1/2 IN. (138.4 X 115.6 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1963
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Accession Number:
86.3888
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Contemporary Realism
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:hmsg_86.3888

The Pear Tree

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, American, b. Winnetka, Illinois, 1907–1975  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
74 7/8 X 60 1/4 IN. (190.2 X 153.0 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1962
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Accession Number:
86.3890
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Contemporary Realism
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:hmsg_86.3890

Seascape

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, American, b. Winnetka, Illinois, 1907–1975  Search this
Medium:
Color Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 22 3/8 x 30 1/16 in. (56.9 x 76.4 cm) image: 17 7/8 x 26 1/4 in. (45.4 x 66.7 cm) [irreg.]
Type:
Print
Date:
(n.d.)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Accession Number:
86.3891
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Contemporary Realism
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:hmsg_86.3891

Forsythia and Pear in Bloom

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, born Winnetka, IL 1907-died Southampton, NY 1975  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 1/8 x 29 in. (91.7 x 73.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1968
Topic:
Landscape\garden  Search this
Landscape\tree\pear tree  Search this
Landscape\plant\forsythia  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Woodward Foundation
Object number:
1977.48.4
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Still Life with Casserole

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, born Winnetka, IL 1907-died Southampton, NY 1975  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
38 1/2 x 40 in. (97.8 x 101.6 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1955
Topic:
Still life\flower  Search this
Still life\furniture\table  Search this
Still life\fruit  Search this
Still life\other\dish  Search this
Still life\other\linens  Search this
Still life\other\container  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\dining room  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Henry Ward Ranger through the National Academy of Design
Object number:
1985.67
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1985.67

Katie and Anne

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, American, b. Winnetka, Illinois, 1907–1975  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
80 1/8 X 62 1/8 IN. (203.5 X 157.7 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1955
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4110
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Contemporary Realism
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.4110

Snow Landscape

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, born Winnetka, IL 1907-died Southampton, NY 1975  Search this
Publisher:
Collectors Graphics, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 8 1/2 x 14 in. (21.7 x 35.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1960-1965
Topic:
Landscape\weather\snow  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Arnold Elser
Object number:
1981.154.101
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1981.154.101

Child Writing

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, born Winnetka, IL 1907-died Southampton, NY 1975  Search this
Publisher:
Collectors Graphics, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1960-1965
Topic:
Figure female\child  Search this
Recreation\leisure\writing  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Arnold Elser
Object number:
1981.154.102
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1981.154.102

Fairfield Porter

Artist:
Ellen Auerbach, 20 May 1906 - 31 Jul 2004  Search this
Sitter:
Fairfield Porter, 10 Jun 1907 - 18 Sep 1975  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 34.4cm x 23.7cm (13 9/16" x 9 5/16"), Accurate
sheet: 35.3cm x 24.3cm (13 7/8" x 9 9/16"), Accurate
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1944
Topic:
Artwork\Painting  Search this
Interior\Studio\Art  Search this
Artist's Effects\Paintbrush  Search this
Fairfield Porter: Male  Search this
Fairfield Porter: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Fairfield Porter: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Fairfield Porter: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Landscape  Search this
Fairfield Porter: Humanities and Social Sciences\Critic\Art  Search this
Fairfield Porter: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.93.75
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ellen Auerbach
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.93.75

Eliot Porter

Artist:
Fairfield Porter, 10 Jun 1907 - 18 Sep 1975  Search this
Sitter:
Eliot Porter, 6 Dec 1901 - 2 Nov 1990  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 147.3 x 81.3cm (58 x 32")
Frame: 163.8 x 97.8 x 6.4cm (64 1/2 x 38 1/2 x 2 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1975
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Exterior  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Eliot Porter: Male  Search this
Eliot Porter: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Eliot Porter: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist  Search this
Eliot Porter: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biochemist  Search this
Eliot Porter: Education\Educator\Professor\Biochemistry  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.93.25
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Fairfield Porter
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.93.25

Sun and Sea, from 1776 USA 1976: Bicentennial Prints

Designer:
Fairfield Porter, American, 1907 - 1975  Search this
Client:
Laurence Korwin, American, b. 1925  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on heavy white wove paper
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Made in:
USA
Date:
1975
Accession Number:
1975-47-6
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1975-47-6

Porter, Fairfield

Collection Creator:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 26, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents note:
Oversized material housed in OV 46
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Collection Rights:
The Tibor de Nagy Gallery records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery records, 1941-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Tibor de Nagy Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Porter, Fairfield

Collection Creator:
Ludman, Joan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 32
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
1960-1974
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original material requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Joan Ludman papers relating to Fairfield Porter are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Joan Ludman papers relating to Fairfield Porter, circa 1910-2003, bulk 1976-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Joan Ludman papers relating to Fairfield Porter
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Porter, Fairfield

Collection Creator:
Fischbach Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 39, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Written permission from the donor is also required to view the series of financial records and the 2015 addition of card indexes. Contact the Reference Services Department for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Fischbach Gallery records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
The Fischbach Gallery records, 1937-2015, bulk 1963-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Fischbach Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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