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Onbekend, ongedateerd

Ongedateerd croguet tafereel door een onbekende schilder

Source: Barbara Wells Sarudy

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Onbekend, ongedateerd

Prince and Princess of Wales playing croquet. The Illustrated London News

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Le Monde Elegant

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Onbekend, ongedateerd

John E Williams Residence, Irvington, NY

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Onbekend, ongedateerd

Victorian Trading Card Girl Playing Croquet Walkers Wax Soap in Sleeve

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William Crawford Arsa

William Crawford Arsa (Scottish paintre, 1825-69). Eliza Anne Lochart (Nana), William Frederick (Bill) and John Henry Middleton playing croquet in a garden before a cornfield

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Percy W. Gibbs

Ladies playing croquet, painted by Percy W. Gibbs (English painter, active c 1895 - 1925)

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Winslow Homer

Croquet, painted by Winslow Homer (American artist, 1836 - 1910)

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Winslow Homer

Croquet Players, painted by Winslow Holmer (American artist, 1836 - 1910)

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David Johnson

Croquet on the Lawn, by David Johnson (American artist, 1827 - 1908)

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William McGregor Paxton

The Croquet Players, painted by William McGregor Paxton (American painter, 1869 - 1941)

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Johann Mongles Culverhouse

Johann Mongles Culverhouse (Dutch-born American painter, 1825-1895) Croquet

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John Sartain

Ulysses S. Grant (1822 - 1885), the 18th President of the United States (1869 - 1877) with his family, painted by John Sartain (1808 - 1897)

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1834

Early croquet-like game from 'The Sports and Pastimes of the people of England', first published 1801. Hoop, peg and two players with balls clearly shown.This print was published in 1834.

Source: Do Smit (Kinigi)

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1860s

Photo of Croquet Players 1860s

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1860s

Walking and croquet dress, Le Diable Rose. 1860s

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1860s

The Game of Croquet, its Laws and Regulations is the first published record of Croquet being played in Scotland & this print shows the game being played at Eglinton Castle, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, in the early 1860s.

Source: The Game of Croquet, its Laws and Regulations, Do Smit
Author: Roger Griffith - Earl of Eglinton

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John Leech, 1862

A Croquet Match, drawned in 1862 by John Leech (English artist, 1817 - 1864)

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1865

September croquet fashions, 1865. France, Cendrillon

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John Leech, 1865

A Nice Game For Two Or More, drawned in 1865 by John Leech (English artist, 1817 - 1864)

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Winslow Homer, 1866

Croquet Scene, painted in 1866 by Winslow Homer (1836 - 1910)

One of America’s master painters, Winslow Homer began his career as an illustrator during the Civil War. In the late 1860s, he turned his acute observational and technical skills toward oil painting, depicting figures bathed in sunlight out-of-doors. These early paintings, often executed in series, feature scenes of upper-class leisure pursuits—in this case, women and men competing with one another in the popular sport of croquet, which had recently been introduced to the United States from the British Isles. In Croquet Scene, one of five paintings Homer completed on the subject, progress on “the grand round” seems fairly advanced. The crouching male figure positions the ball belonging to the woman dressed in red. She is about to croquet (or “send up the country”) another ball, probably belonging to the woman in the left foreground, who shields her eyes against the bright afternoon sun. Notable for its bold patterning, strong contours, and brilliant light effects, the painting epitomizes the spirit of a breezy summer afternoon.

Employed as an illustrator during the Civil War, Winslow Homer began to work in oil paint in 1862, remaining, for the most part, self-taught. His early paintings demonstrate how his skills as a draftsman and printmaker informed his art: graphic qualities such as broad, simple planes and carefully constructed spatial organization appear in many of his works, including Croquet Scene. After the war, Homer became interested in country life, depicting farmers and their families, and the upper-middle class vacationing at summer resorts. In oil paintings, watercolors, and wood engravings, he portrayed these aspects of contemporary American existence with acute observational and technical skills, rarely exaggerating or sentimentalizing his subjects.

Croquet was introduced to America at mid-century from Ireland and England. Homer recorded people enjoying the game as a leisure pastime in a series of paintings, of which the Art Institute’s is an outstanding example. Despite the attention given to the players’ clothing, in the bright sunlight the forms of the four figures seem to flatten out against the lawn and trees behind them. Indeed, the contrast of the dense, dark foliage and the bright hues of the women’s fashionable dresses throw the figures into high relief. As the woman in red prepares to place her foot upon the croquet ball (and then presumably knock away her opponent’s ball), the male figure in the center leans down to adjust the placement of the ball. This gesture could be a chivalrous effort to help the woman maintain her modest pose, or an attempt to view the woman’s ankle. In this way, Croquet Scene embodies Homer’s consummate ability to capture both visual and societal details.

Oil on canvas. 403 x 662 mm; 15.87 x 26.06 in. Signed, lower right: "WINSLOW HOMER/-66-"

Art Institute of Chigago (1942.35). Friends of American Art Collection; Goodman Fund

Provenance
• William Sumner Appleton, Boston, from 1871 to 1903
• by descent to William Sumner Appleton, Jr., Boston
• from 1903. C.C. Childes, Boston, by 1941
• sold to The Art Institute of Chicago, 1942.

Exhibitions
• New York, Macbeth Gallery, An Introduction to Homer, Dec. 15-Jan. 18, 1937, cat. 69.
• New York City, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Life in America, cat. 217.
• Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Sport in American Art, Oct. 10-Dec. 10, 1944, cat. 56.
• Utica, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Paintings by Winslow Homer and Thomas Eakins, Dec. 1-Jan. 19, 1947, cat. 10.
• Northampton, Mass., Smith College Museum of Art, Winslow Homer: Illustrator, Feb.1951; traveled to Williamstown, Mass., Lawrence Art Museum, Williams College, cat. 30.
• Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Barnsdall Park, The American Scene 1710-1940, Apr. 17-May 6, 1956.
• Washington D.C., National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Winslow Homer, A Retrospective Exhibition, Nov. 23, 1958-Jan. 4, 1959, cat. 9; traveled to New York City, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jan. 29-Mar. 8, 1959; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mar.-May 1959.
• Washington D.C., National Gallery of Art, Winslow Homer, Oct. 15, 1995-Jan. 28, 1996; traveled to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Feb. 21-May 26, 1996, New York City, Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 17-Sept. 22, 1996.
• Metropolitan Museum of Art, "American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765-1915," October 12, 2009-January 24, 2010; traveled to Los Angeles County Museum of Art, February 28-May 23, 2010.

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1866

The Game of Croquet Published by Harper’s Weekly. 1866 detail

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1866

Godey’s croquet fashions for Kimmel & Forster N.Y., April 1866

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Philip Hermogenes Calderon, 1867

Resting in the Shade after a game of Croquet, in 1867 painted by Philip Hermogenes Calderon (French-born English painter, 1833 - 1898)

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1870

Croqueting the Rover. 1870

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1870

The All-England Croquet Club at Wimbledon Ladies Sport Croquet. Illustrated London News, 1870

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1870

Les modes parisiennes Peterson’s Magazine, July, 1870.

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Croquet. Published in Every Saturday An Illustrated Journal of choice Reading, Boston. 1870

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Edouard Manet, 1871

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English
Part of Croquet at Boulogne-sur-Mer, painted in 1871 by Edouard Manet (French painter, 1832 - 1883)

This horizontal genre painting features a group of five elegantly-dressed men and women playing croquet on a green lawn overlooking the ocean. In the lower left foreground, two dogs--one white, one black--play together. In the middle ground, a fence covered in (or made from?) dark green foliage separates the figures from the sea in the background, which is dotted with small boats. Two flag poles join a man looking through a telescope and seated woman in the right middleground. A brisk wind is indicated by a woman holding her hat to her head, as well as the French flag that streams out stiffly to the side. The sky is blue with white patches of clouds.

Oil on canvas. Unframed: 18 x 28 3/4 inches (45.72 x 73.03 cm). Framed: 27 1/2 x 38 x 2 7/8 inches (69.85 x 96.52 x 7.3 cm). Signed lower right: Manet

Exhibitions
• Exposition des Œuvres de Édouard Manet, École Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, January 1884, no. 73, as La partie de crocket.
• Works in Oil and Pastel by the Impressionists of Paris, American Art Association, New York, April 10-28, 1886; National Academy of Design, New York, May 25-June 30, 1886.
• Manet to Matisse: Impressionist Masters from the Marion and Henry Bloch Collection, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, June 9-September 9, 2007, no. 1, as The Croquet Party (La partie de croquet).

Provenance
• Édouard Manet (1832-1883), Paris, 1871-1879;
• Purchased from Manet by Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894), Paris, 1879-February 21, 1894 [1];
• Inherited by his younger brother, Martial Caillebotte (1853-1910), Paris, 1894-January 16, 1910 [2];
• Inherited by his wife, Marie Caillebotte (née Minoret, 1863-1931), Paris or Pornic, France, 1910-October 5, 1931;
• By descent to her daughter, Geneviève Chardeau (née Caillebotte, 1890-1986), Paris, by 1931-1960s [3];
• Possibly Rouart family, France [4];
• With the Galerie Schmit, Paris, by the 1970s;
• Purchased from the Galerie Schmit by Juan Guillermo de Beistegui (b. 1930), Paris, 1970s-January 7, 1986;
• Purchased from de Beistegui through Margo Pollins Schab, New York, by Marion (née Helzberg, 1931-2013) and Henry (b. 1922) Bloch, Shawnee Mission, KS, 1986-June 15, 2015 [5];
• Given by Henry and Marion Bloch to The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, 2015.
Notes:
[1] On November 20, 1883, Caillebotte added a codicil to his will stipulating that his collection should be given to the Musée du Luxembourg after his death. The museum was notified of this bequest in early March 1894, but many of the paintings, including The Croquet Party, were refused by the Comité consultatif des Musées nationaux after 18 months of deliberation and returned to his brother, Martial Caillebotte. See [Adolphe] Tabarant, “Le peintre Caillebotte et sa collection,” Bulletin de la Vie Artistique, no. 15 (August 1, 1921): 405-13; and A[dolphe] Tabarant, Manet: Histoire catalographique (Paris: Éditions Montaigne, 1931), 244.
[2] Martial Caillebotte offered The Croquet Party to the French government in 1904 and 1908, but it was refused both times.
[3] See e-mail from Gilles Chardeau to Brigid Boyle, July 30, 2015, NAMA curatorial files. The painting remained within the family “jusqu’aux environs des années 1960,” at which time Geneviève Chardeau sold the painting through a dealer.
[4] See e-mail from Miguel de Beistegui to Brigid Boyle, May 14, 2015, NAMA curatorial files. According to Mr. de Beistegui’s father, Juan Guillermo de Beistegui, The Croquet Party formerly belonged to “an heir of the Rouart family,” though he could not recall the name.
[5] Phone call from Margo Pollins Schab to Brigid Boyle, May 18, 2015. According to Ms. Schab, her gallery had The Croquet Party on consignment from Juan de Beistegui.

Literature
• Exposition des Œuvres de Édouard Manet, exh. cat. (Paris: Imprimerie de A. Quantin, 1884), 49, as La partie de crocket.
• Joséphin Péladan, “Le Procédé de Manet: D’après l’Exposition de l’École des Beaux-Arts,” L’Artiste 1 (February 1884): 114, as Partie de Crocket.
• Works in Oil and Pastel by the Impressionists of Paris, exh. cat. (New York: J. J. Little, 1886).
• Théodore Duret, Histoire d’Édouard Manet et de son œuvre (Paris: H. Floury, 1902), 102, 243-44, as La Partie de crocket.
• Hugo von Tschudi, Édouard Manet (Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, 1902), 32-33.
• Julius Meier-Graefe, Édouard Manet (Munich: Piper, 1912), 219-20, (repro.).
• Théodore Duret, Histoire d’Édouard Manet et de son œuvre, avec un catalogue des peintures et des pastels (Paris: Bernheim-Jeune, 1919), no. 169.
• [Adolphe] Tabarant, “Le peintre Caillebotte et sa collection,” Bulletin de la Vie Artistique, no. 15 (August 1, 1921): 412-13, (repro.), as La partie de crocket.
• Étienne Moreau-Nélaton, Manet Raconté par Lui-Même, vol. 1 (Paris: Henri Laurens, 1926), 1:134-35, 153, (repro.); 2:3-4, 111, as La partie de crocket.
• A[dolphe] Tabarant, Manet: Histoire catalographique (Paris: Éditions Montaigne, 1931), no. 194, pp. 243-44, as Partie de Crocket à Boulogne.
• Paul Jamot and Georges Wildenstein, Manet (Paris: Beaux-Arts, 1932), 1:no. 197, pp. 89, 142; 2:175, (repro.), as La Partie de Croquet.
• Gotthard Jedlicka, Edouard Manet (Erlenbach, Switzerland: Eugen Rentsch, 1941), 172, as Krocketpartie.
• Hans Huth, “Impressionism Comes to America,” Gazette des Beaux-Arts 29 (April 1946): 239, 239n22, 240, as Croquet Party.
• Michel Florisoone, Manet (Monaco: Documents d’art, 1947), XX, as Partie de croquet.
• A[dolphe] Tabarant, Manet et ses Œuvres, 5th ed. (Paris: Gallimard, 1947), 114, 191, 491, 512, 538, 608, (repro.), as Partie de crocket à Boulogne.
• Germain Bazin, Trésors de l’Impressionnisme au Louvre, 3rd ed. (1958; Paris: Éditions Aimery Somogy, 1965), 45, 45n1, as Joueurs de croquet.
• Jacques Lethève, Impressionnistes et Symbolistes devant la presse (Paris: Armand Colin, 1959), 147.
• J. Bouchot-Saupique, “Études de quelques Dessins de l’ancienne Collection Pellerin,” Bulletin de l’Art français (1960): 134.
• Sandra Orienti, The Complete Paintings of Manet (1967; London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1970), no. 151, p. 100, (repro.), as Partie de Croquet à Boulogne-Sur-Mer (The Game of Croquet at Boulogne-sur-Mer).
• Alain de Leiris, The Drawings of Edouard Manet (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1969), 35n48, 71n20, 119-20, as La Partie de croquet à Boulogne.
• Denis Rouart and Daniel Wildenstein, Edouard Manet: Catalogue raisonné, vol. 1 (Lausanne: Bibliothèque des arts, 1975), 1:no. 173, pp. 5-6, 27, 154-55, (repro.); 2:196, 198, as La Partie de croquet.
• Alice Bellony-Rewald, The Lost World of the Impressionists (London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1976), 79, 282, (repro.), as The Croquet Party.
• Kirk Varnedoe, Gustave Caillebotte (1987; repr. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2000), 203, as La partie de croquet.
• Juliet Wilson-Bareau, Manet by Himself: Correspondence and Conversation; Paintings, Pastels, Prints and Drawings (London: Macdonald, 1991), 197, 311, (repro.), as Croquet at Boulogne.
• Marie Berhaut, Gustave Caillebotte: Catalogue Raisonné des Peintures et Pastels, rev. ed. (Paris: Wildenstein Institute, 1994), 281, as La Partie de croquet.
• Anne Distel et al., Gustave Caillebotte: 1848-1894, exh. cat. (Paris: Éditions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, 1994), 31, 42-43, 360, 374, (repro.), as La Partie de croquet.
• Gustave Caillebotte: The Unknown Impressionist, exh. cat. (London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1996), 212, 215, 222, (repro.), as The Croquet Game.
• Nancy Locke, Manet and the Family Romance (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001), 126, 128, 222, (repro.), as The Croquet Party at Boulogne-sur-Mer.
• Juliet Wilson-Bareau and David Degener, Manet and the Sea (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2003), 72–73, 96n78, 96n79, 96n80, 97n82, 135, (repro.), as Croquet at Boulogne.
• Caillebotte: Au cœur de l'impressionnisme, exh. cat. (Lausanne: Bibliothèque des Arts, 2005), 178, as La partie de crocket [sic].
• Rebecca Dimling Cochran and Bobbie Leigh, “100 Top Collectors Who Have Made a Difference,” Arts and Antiques 29, no. 3 (March 2006): 90, as The Croquet Party.
• Bobbie Leigh, “Magnificent Obsession,” Art and Antiques 29, no. 6 (June 2006): 65, as The Croquet Party.
• Sidsel Maria Søndergaard, ed., Women in Impressionism: From Mythical Feminine to Modern Woman (Milano: Skira, 2006), 204, 209, 223n60, (repro.), as The Croquet Party.
• Steve Paul, “Pretty Pictures: Marion and Henry Bloch’s collection of superb Impressionist masters,” Panache 4, no. 3 (Fall 2007): 24, (repro.), as The Croquet Party.
• Richard R. Brettell and Joachim Pissarro, Manet to Matisse: Impressionist Masters from the Marion and Henry Bloch Collection, exh. cat. (Kansas City, MO: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 2007), 2, 11, 15, 30-33, 153, 155, (repro.), as The Croquet Party (La partie de croquet).
• “Kansas City Riches,” The New York Times 159, no. 54,942 (February 5, 2010): C26.
• James H. Rubin, Manet: Initial M, Hand and Eye (Paris: Flammarion, 2010), 290-92, 294, (repro.), as Croquet at Boulogne.
• Thomas M. Bloch, Many Happy Returns: The Story of Henry Bloch, America’s Tax Man (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, 2011), 174, as The Croquet Party.
• Diane Stafford, “Bloch Gift to Go for Nelson Upgrade,” The Kansas City Star 135, no. 203 (April 8, 2015): A1, A8, (repro.), as The Croquet Party.
[Same article published online on 4/8/15 with the title “Bloch Family Foundation Will Finance Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Renovation.” – BB 4/08/15. See http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/visual-arts/article17804426.html]
• “World-Class Bloch Art Collection Will Be on Permanent View in Renovated Galleries at the Nelson-Atkins,” Artdaily.org (April 9, 2015).
http://artdaily.com/news/77729/World-class-Bloch-Art-Collection-will-be-on-permanent-view-in-renovated-galleries-at-the-Nelson-Atkins#.VSayTFI5C9I
• “Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Officially Accessions Bloch Impressionist Masterpieces,” Artdaily.org (July 25, 2015): unpaginated, as The Croquet Party.
• Julie Paulais, “Le Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art reçoit des tableaux impressionnistes en échange de leurs répliques,” Le Journal des arts (July 30, 2015): (repro.), as Partie de croquet à Boulogne-sur-Mer.
• Monet and the Birth of Impressionism, exh. cat. (Munich: Prestel, 2015), 137-38, (repro.), as The Game of Croquet / La Partie de croquet.
• Josh Niland, “The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Acquires a Renowned Collection of Impressionist and Postimpressionist Art,” Architectural Digest blog (August 6, 2015): (repro.), as The Croquet Party.
• “Nelson-Atkins to unveil renovated Bloch Galleries of European Art in winter 2017,” Artdaily.org (July 20, 2016): unpaginated, (repro.), as The Croquet Party.

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (2015.13.11). Gift of Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch

Source: Barbara Wells Sarudy, The Nelson-Atlkins Museum of Art

Français
La partie de croquet, 1871, par Edouard Manet (1832 - 1883)

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1871

Croquet Under Difficulties, The Illustrated London News, 1871

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1871

Preparing for Croquet published in Harper’s Weekly, New York, July 22, 1871.

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The Last Croquet Game of the Summer published in Harper’s Bazar, New York, Nov. 2, 1872.

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Louise Abbéma, 1872

A Game of Croquet, painted in 1872 by Louise Abbéma (1853 - 1927)

Oil on canvas.

Private collection

Source: http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/full.php?ID=105748, Do Smit

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Paul Girardet, 1872

Part Of Croquet, engraving by Paul Girardet

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1873

Never Too Old To Play Croquet Nor Yet Too Young. Published for Harper's Weekly, August 1873

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George Brown, 1873

Have a game, painted in 1873 by George Brown (American genre artist, 1831-1913)

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Edouard Manet, 1873

The Croquet Game painted in 1873 by Edouard Manet (1832 - 1883)

Oil on canvas. 72,5 x 106 cm / 28,5 x, 41,7 in

Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main

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1874

Croquet, Principles & Rules, by Prof. A. Rover. Springfield Mass; Milton Bradley & Co, 1874

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1874

Afbeelding uit het boekje 'Croquet, Principles & Rules, by Prof. A. Rover. Springfield Mass., Milton Bradley & Co, 1874

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1874

Afbeelding uit het boekje 'Croquet, Principles & Rules, by Prof. A. Rover. Springfield Mass., Milton Bradley & Co, 1874

Bron: Do Smit

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1875

Oneida Community, New York. 1875

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1876

1876, James H Holly Residence, Warwick, NY

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1876

A game of croquet on the front lawn of Perry Guile’s house in Milo, New York. 1876

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James Tissot, 1878

Croquet, in 1878 painted by James Tissot (Franch artist, 1836 - 1902)

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Billy the kid, 1878

Foto uit 1878 van Billy the Kid (links) die croquet speelt. Excerpt uit grotere foto.

Bille the Kid was de bijnaam van de legendatische crimineel en revolverheld William Henry McCarty (New York 23 november 1859 - 14 juli 1881 Fort Sumner, New Mexico, USA). Hij was ook bekend onder de bijnamen William H. Bonney en Kid Antrim.

Wikipedia
Volgens de overlevering vermoordde hij 21 mensen alvorens hij in 1881 op 21-jarige leeftijd zelf werd doodgeschoten door sheriff Pat Garrett. Zijn eerste moord zou The Kid gepleegd hebben toen hij twaalf jaar oud was. Overigens zijn maar vier van deze moorden daadwerkelijk bewezen; Frank Cahill schoot hij in de maag uit zelfverdediging naar aanleiding van pesterijen, Joe Grant werd in een saloon door The Kid in zijn kin geschoten nadat Grant probeerde hem te slim af te zijn, en hulpsheriffs James W. Bell en Bob Ollinger werden doodgeschoten tijdens een ontsnapping uit de gevangenis van Lincoln. The Kid was ook betrokken bij de moord op sheriff William Brady en deputy George Hindman, die hij samen met vijf anderen uit een hinderlaag neerschoot. Voor alle andere moorden die aan The Kid toegeschreven worden, is zijn betrokkenheid nooit onomstotelijk vastgesteld, al is het zeer waarschijnlijk dat hij erbij betrokken was.

Billy the Kid was tijdens zijn leven al een legende en de kranten schreven met regelmaat over zijn daden. In 1881 kreeg hij grote bekendheid nadat gouverneur Lew Wallace een prijs op zijn hoofd zette. Naast zijn moordlustige reputatie was hij ook befaamd om zijn koelbloedigheid in penibele situaties en zijn ontsnappingen uit gevangenissen.

Bron: Do Smit

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1880

Valentine showing a woman playing croquet. 1880

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1881

American Fashion Croquet Dresses, 1881

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1883

Childrens Country Costumes from The Queen. 1883

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P. Nexxell, 1885

A game of croquet without rules. Harper’s Young People. 1885

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T.a. Henry Pauw van Wieldrecht, ca. 1886 - ca. 1896

Hotel du Monte d'Oro in Vizzavona (titel op object), Corsica, Frankrijk. Op de voorgrond, voor het hotel speelt een groep mensen croquet.

Foto, mogelijk genomen door de fotograaf jhr. Henry Pauw van Wieldrecht (Zeist 1863 - Zeist 1912). Albuminedruk op fotopapier op karton in album. Foto 213 x 150 mm; blad 322 x 498 mm

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (RP-F-2007-359-70), op 11 december 2008 geschonken door de erven van de heer H. Pauw van Wieldrecht, Den Haag. Deze foto maakt deel uit van een album (RP-F-2007-359) met foto's uit Frankrijk, Monaco, Corsica en Italië

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Leon Benett, 1889

Leon Benett, Fortune Louis Méaulle Croquet, 1889

Source: Barbara Wells Sarudy

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Pierre Bonnard, 1892

Crespuscule or Part Croquet, painted in 1892 by Pierre Bonnard (French painter, 1867 - 1947)

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Leon Wyczókowski, 1892 - 1895

A game of croquet, painted between 1892 and 1895 by Leon Wyczókowski (1852 - 1936)

Oil on canvas. 122 x 96,5 cm (48 x 38 in)

National Museum in Warsaw (MP 2488)

Literatuur
• cyfrowe.mnw.art.pl

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Croquet onder water, 1899 - 1910

Croquet onder water in het jaar 2000. Frankrijk in de eenentwintigste eeuw.

Prent uit de serie 'De Wereld van Morgen' door verscheidene kunstenaars. De kunstenaars tonen hoe de toekomst er uit zou kunnen zien, in het bijzonder als gedacht wordt aan Frankrijk. Zie de overige prenten op http://uborsshik.spox.ru/ru/blog/2566.ekstrim_glaz.html

Anoniem. 1899 - 1910.

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HG&CC, ca. 1900

Eenzame croquet spelende dame bij het clubhuis ('The Cottage', anno 1894) van de Haagsche Golf & Country Club te Wassenaar.

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1901

Seaside Games

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Anna Whelan Betts,1904

Croquet, illustration made by Anna Whelan Betts (American illustrator, 1875 - 1952)

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1905

Chatterbox Magazine, 1915

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1907

Spalding's Athletic Library, Group XI, No. 138. Official Croquet Guide. American Sports Publishing Co., 21 Warren Street New York. Charles Jacobus, editor

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1907

Afbeelding uit 'Croquet And Its Rules by Charles Jacobus, 1907

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1907

Afbeelding uit 'Croquet And Its Rules by Charles Jacobus, 1907

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