Artist Charles Webster Hawthorne, American, 1872-1930
Title
  • Refining Oil
Date ca. 1910
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 40 × 40 inches (101.6 × 101.6 cm)
Framed: 49 1/8 × 49 3/8 × 3 1/2 inches (124.8 × 125.4 × 8.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. Elliott T. Slocum
Accession Number 15.11
Department American Art before 1950
On View Modern N200, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed, lower right corner: C. W. Hawthorne
Macbeth Gallery (New York, New York, USA).
1915-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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