Banquet in Silence (Marsden Hartley)

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Banquet in Silence
Banquet in Silence MET DP236121.jpg
ArtistMarsden Hartley Edit this on Wikidata
Mediumoil paint, canvas
Dimensions40.3 cm (15.9 in) × 50.8 cm (20.0 in)
LocationMetropolitan Museum of Art
Accession No.49.92.1 Edit this on Wikidata
IdentifiersThe Met object ID: 488563

Banquet in Silence is a 1930s painting by Marsden Hartley. It is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.[1]

Early history and creation[edit]

The painting was created in 1935–36 and is composed of oil paint on canvas board.[2]

Later history and display[edit]

The artwork was given by Marsden Hartley to Georgia O'Keeffe who then donated it to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.[1]


The work depicts a banquet plate with fish and unidentified fruit on it.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Banquet in Silence". Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  2. ^ Art and appetite : American painting, culture, and cuisine. Barter, Judith A., 1951-, Madsen, Annelise K., Oehler, Sarah Kelly., Roberts, Ellen E., Art Institute of Chicago. (First ed.). Chicago. ISBN 9780300196238. OCLC 854848145.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Sims, Lowery Stokes; Rewald, Sabine; Lieberman, William S; American Federation of Arts (1996). Still life: the object in American art, 1915-1995 : selections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: Rizzoli. OCLC 604564401.