The Complete Works of Philippe Smit
by Andreas Narzt and Florence Castellani
Photo: Christopher Burke Studios, NY; © FdDPS
PS 84 (P 204)
Marijke with a Clown's Hat
Alternate titles: Mrs. Maryke Pitcairn as a Child; Mrs. Pitcairn as a Child
Pastel on cardboard
38 3/16 x 28 3/16 in. (97 x 71.5 cm) (sight size)
Neither signed, nor dated
On the back: exposition label Philadelphia on the protective backing board upper center and a small handwritten label 204 on the frame center right.
Inv. T. P., Ptgs etc. at Bryn Athyn, n.d. [c. 1940], Glencairn archives: no.  [P 204], p. , Mrs. Pitcairn as a child, 29 x 38 1/2 [in].
Inv. Pitcairn, n.d. [c.1957], n.p., LNC archives: no. P 04, Rev. Theodore Pitcairn, Mrs. Pitcairn as a child (with clown's hat), Smit, Pastel, 38 1/4 x 28 1/2 [in.].
Literature & Primary Sources
Smith, Wayne C. "Dutch Artist's Paintings at Museum of Fine Arts." The Springfield Sunday Republican, 08-12-1957, p. 17C, as Mrs. Maryke Pitcairn as a Child.
Smith, Wayne C. "Museum Has Smit Exhibit." The Springfield Union, 02-12-1957, p. 20, as Mrs. Maryke Pitcairn as a Child.
See biographical note on Marijke Pitcairn.
Record last updated April 18, 2017. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Narzt, Andreas and Castellani, Florence. "Marijke with a Clown's Hat, c.1913 (PS 84)." The Complete Works of Philippe Smit. http://www.philippesmit.com/cr/catalogue/entry.php?id=84 (accessed on September 26, 2021).