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Happy Home: Bowl of Vegetables

A work made of reverse oil on glass.
© Artist or Artist Estate. Courtesy Schoelkopf Gallery. Photograph by Olivia DiVecchia.

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  • A work made of reverse oil on glass.

Date:

1940

Artist:

Rebecca Salsbury James (American, born England, 1891–1968)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Rebecca Salsbury James

Title

Happy Home: Bowl of Vegetables

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1940

Medium

Reverse oil on glass

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, top-left, on backing, in black ballpoint ink: " FOR JANE / AND RICK. / HAPPY MANY THINGS / BUT MOSTLY A HAPPY HOME.".

Dimensions

50.8 × 61 cm (20 × 24 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Through prior gift of the Walter H. Schulze Memorial Collection; through prior bequest of Ira Simon; Roger and J. Peter McCormick and Wesley M. Dixon Jr. endowment funds; Arts of the Americas Discretionary Fund; purchased with funds provided by the Roy and Irene Rettinger Foundation; through prior gift of the George F. Porter Collection; Mr. and Mrs. Frederick G. Wacker Endowment Fund; through prior purchase of the Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Logan Purchase Prize Fund

Reference Number

2024.2

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