Dahlias, Asters and Various Flowers

or
Flowers from Studio Window

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
ca. 1927
Catalogue Number
285
Medium
oil on canvas
Inscriptions
LR: J.H.SHARP.
 
Stamp on lower right edge of canvas on verso: ___STS FINE LINEN CANVAS
 
On backing board in Sharp's hand: DAHLIAS, ASTERS / AND VARIOUS / From my studio Window
Dimensions
25 1/4 x 30 1/8 in.
Credit Line
Stark Museum of Art, Orange, TX
Accession Number
31.25.15
Subjects
flower, still life

The artist; [?]; [Jane Hiatt, La Fonda Art Gallery, Taos, New Mexico]; H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1956; present owner: Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, Orange, Texas, by bequest, 1965; accession to Stark Museum of Art, 1965

This canvas may have been exhibited at Traxel Art Galleries, Cincinnati, in 1927 (#23, Dahlias). It may have been purchased by A.L. Farnsworth, no date (612 N. Rich Ave., Roswell, NM), dimensions match, titled 'Dahlias'.” (Note from Sharp Papers, Box 1, Folder 24) Yet it also may have been purchased by Mrs. J. H. Price, Houston (May 1945), title is “Dahlias” and dimensions match. (sales ledgers, Sharp Papers)
 
According to Minckler, 2010, 125, this still-life was painted in Sharp's Pasadena studio.