Artist Diego M. Rivera, Mexican, 1886-1957
  • Still Life with Carafe, Knife and Chestnuts
Date 1918
Medium graphite pencil on cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 12 1/2 × 9 3/8 inches (31.8 × 23.8 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 70.333
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pencil, lower right: Rivera - 18.1
Marks Watermark: shield containing the initials C and F and below the shield (FRANCE)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower left, verso: A.
Inscribed, upper center edge, verso: 5[5 or 8]86
Inscribed, vertically, along right edge, verso: 9
Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Downs, Linda, and Ellen Sharp. Diego Rivera: A Retrospective. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1986, p. 13 (fig. 17).

"Family Art Game," DIA Advertising Supplement, Detroit News, April 10, 1983, p. 6 (ill.).