The White Church (Primary Title)
The White Church (Primary Title)

Gari Melchers, American, 1860 - 1932 (Artist)

ca. 1907
American
Oil on canvas
Framed: 94 1/2 × 74 7/8 in. (240.03 × 190.18 cm)
Unframed: 79 × 59 in. (200.66 × 149.86 cm)
39.5.1
Not on view
Signed on print verso at bottom center: "Gari Melchers".
Gift of Miss Gwethalyn Jones
Montross Gallery, New York (Spring 1916).

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco (1915) no. 3679.

"The Fifth Biennial Exhibition," Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (14 December, 1914 - 24 January, 1915).

Virginia Museum in Roanoke, 4-11 Jan. 1948.

Special Loan Exhibition, Mary Washington College, 6 May - 20 May 1953.

"Gari Melchers: A Retrospective Exhibition" (organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg FL, added by VMFA to VMFA Venue): Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 7 April - 1 June 1991.
"Gari Melchers Exhibits," American Art News 14, no. 23 (March 11, 1916): p. 2.

Wybro, Jessie Maude. "Art at the Exposition," National Magazine 43 (1915): p. 178.

Official catalogue of the Department of Fine Arts, Panama-Pacific International Exposition. San Francisco: Wahlgreen, 1915): p. 70, no. 3679.

"Contemporary American Painting: The Fifth Biennial Exhibition Held by the Corcoran Gallery of Art at Washington, D. C." Art and Progress 6, no. 4 (February 1915): pp. 122, 125.

Richard S. Reid, "Gari Melchers: An American Artist in Virginia", Virginia Cavalcade, vol. XXVIII, no. 4, illus. p.163.
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