Margrethe Mather

American (Salt Lake City, Utah, 1885 - 1952, Glendale, California)

Pierrot (Otto Matiesen)

ca. 1917
photograph | palladium print
Not on view at this time; find out where you can see works from our collection at locations around the Bay Area while our building is closed for expansion
  • Pierrot (Otto Matiesen)

    Margrethe Mather, Pierrot (Otto Matiesen), ca. 1917; palladium print, 9 5/8 in. x 7 1/2 in. (24.45 cm x 19.05 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Elise S. Haas in honor of Clifford R. Peterson;

9 5/8 in. x 7 1/2 in. (24.45 cm x 19.05 cm)
Acquired 1976
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of Elise S. Haas in honor of Clifford R. Peterson


portraits, clowns, faces, tassels, makeup, ruffles, caps, shadows, costumes, mime, Commedia dell'Arte

From June 3, 2013, through early 2016, SFMOMA's building on Third Street in San Francisco will be temporarily closed for expansion construction. Selected artworks in our collection are included in a range of off-site exhibitions during this period. We regret that the remainder of the collection will not be available for study during this time.

In the meantime, we invite you to explore a wide selection of our collection online. Please note that the information presented online is subject to revision. Please contact us at to verify artwork details.

This resource is for educational use and its contents may not be reproduced without permission. Please review our Terms of Use for more information.