The Ten Cent Breakfast

The Ten Cent Breakfast

1887
Artist
Willard Leroy Metcalf, American, 1858-1925
Born: Lowell, MA
Work Locations: New England
Country
American
painting
Oil paint on canvas
Gift of T. Edward & Tullah Hanley Collection
1974.418

Willard Leroy Metcalf, The Ten Cent Breakfast, 1887
Gift of T. Edward & Tullah Hanley Collection to the Denver Art Museum, 1974.418
Photograph courtesy of the Denver Art Museum

Dimensions
image height: 14.75 in, 37.4650 cm; image width: 21.5 in, 54.6100 cm; stretcher height: 15.25 in, 38.7350 cm; stretcher width: 22 in, 55.8800 cm; frame height: 26 3/4 in, 67.9450 cm; frame width: 33 5/8 in, 85.4075 cm; frame depth: 4.25 in, 10.7950 cm
Inscription
[lower right] W. L. Metcalf-Giverny-1887
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
American Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum and we will post information as it becomes available. Please e-mail provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.
Exhibition History
  • "Works from the Hanley Collection"—The Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, 11/07/1968 - 12/15/1968
  • "Willard L. Metcalf, Retrospective"—Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts, 09/1976 - 05/1977
  • "Americans in Brittany and Normandy 1860-1910"—Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, 09/24/1982 - 11/28/1982
  • Amon Carter Museum, 12/12/1982 - 02/20/1983
  • Phoenix Art Museum, 03/18/1983 - 04/30/1983
  • National Museum of American Art, 06/01/1983 - 08/23/1983
  • "American Painters of Modern Life: Impressionism and Realism 1885-1915"—Metropolitan Museum of Art, 05/10/1994 - 05/14/1995
  • "America Around 1900"—Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 06/22/1995 - 09/17/1995
  • "American Painting of the 19th Century"—Osterreichische Galerie at Belvedere Palace, Wien, Austria, 03/17/1999 - 06/20/1999
  • "Americans in Paris"—The National Gallery London, 02/22/2006 - 01/28/2007
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 06/25/2006 - 09/24/2006
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, 10/16/2006 - 01/28/2007
  • "Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture and Cuisine"—Art Institute of Chicago, 11/03/2013 - 01/19/2014
  • Amon Carter Museum of American Art, 02/22/2014 - 05/18/2014
  • "Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism through a French Lens"—Reading Public Museum, 09/08/2018 - 01/20/2019

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