Oil on canvas
12 x 16 in.
signed and dated l.r.: W.J.McCLOSKEY N.Y. 1889 COPYRIGHT
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Acquisition in memory of Katrine Deakins, Trustee, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, 1961-1985
Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture and CuisineFebruary 22–May 18, 2014
This mouthwatering exhibition of 60 paintings explores the art and culture of food, investigating the many meanings and interpretations of dining in America, from celebrating the pleasures of eating to making a statement on the country’s social values.
American Still LifeFebruary 14–August 16, 2015
Organized in celebration of a recent acquisition, American Still Life highlights the ability of 19th and 20th-century American artists to celebrate the ordinary through their paintings, whether trompe l’oeil masters or modernist photographers.