Still Life with Carafe, Knife and Chestnuts, 1918

  • Diego M. Rivera, Mexican, 1886-1957

Graphite pencil on cream laid paper

  • Sheet: 12 1/2 × 9 3/8 inches (31.8 × 23.8 cm)

Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill

70.333

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Drawing (image-making)
  • Graphite
  • Laid paper
  • Still life
  • Drawing
  • Carafe
  • Knife

Signed, in pencil, lower right: Rivera - 18.1

Watermark: shield containing the initials C and F and below the shield (FRANCE)

Inscribed, in pencil, lower left, verso: A. Inscribed, upper center edge, verso: 5[5 or 8]86 Inscribed, vertically, along right edge, verso: 9

Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA)

1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Downs, Linda, and Ellen Sharp. Diego Rivera: A Retrospective. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1986, p. 13 (fig. 17). "Family Art Game," DIA Advertising Supplement, Detroit News, April 10, 1983, p. 6 (ill.).

Diego M. Rivera, Still Life with Carafe, Knife and Chestnuts, 1918, graphite pencil on cream laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill, 70.333.