Low Tide

Alfred Edward Parkman (British, born 1852)
Low Tide, 1891

Watercolor and gouache on paper
8 3/4 x 12 11/16 in. (22.2 x 32.2 cm)
Signed in sepia-colored pigment, lower left corner: Alf Parkman
Bequest of Herman B Wells, 2001.53


unknown date, Herman B Wells (1902–2000) purchased from a dealer in Durham, North Carolina. The dealer had acquired the watercolor from an estate auction in England

?–2001, Collection of Herman B Wells, Bloomington, Indiana

2001, Bequest of Herman B Wells to Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington


October 6–December 23, 2001, "Living with Art: The Legacy of Herman B Wells," Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington


Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.