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Classification: Pastel »
Theme: figurative »
Medium: Pastel »
Support: on cardboard »
Year(s): 1913 »
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. [31] [P 204], p. [1], 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.].
Miriam Pitcairn-Mitchell (by descent)
The Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts, United States, Philippe Smit, An Exhibition of Works by a Twentieth Century Dutch Master, December 01–29, 1957, no. 4, as Mrs. Maryke Pitcairn as a Child, Pastel - Circa 1913, 46 1/2 x 36 1/2 [in.].
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, Collection of the Rev. and Mrs. Theodore Pitcairn, June 17–September 15, 1960, no. 43, Pastel, 38 1/2 x 28 1/2 [in.], 1912, Mrs. Pitcairn as a Child, 11-1960-43 (title and n° on the exhibition label).
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. (accessed on September 26, 2021).