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image of Le Tournesol (The Sunflower) Edward Steichen (painter)
American, 1879 - 1973
Le Tournesol (The Sunflower), c. 1920
tempera and oil on canvas
overall: 92.1 x 81.9 cm (36 1/4 x 32 1/4 in.) framed: 95.9 x 85.9 x 2.4 cm (37 3/4 x 33 13/16 x 15/16 in.)
Gift of the Collectors Committee
© Estate of Edward Steichen
1999.43.1
On View
From the Collectors Committee Gifts
Object 36 of 56

Exhibition History

1922
Salon d'Automne, Paris, 1922, no. 2163, as Tournesol.
1988
From Tonalism to Modernism: The Paintings of Eduard J. Steichen, Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C., 1988, no. 34, repro., as Le Tournesol.
1999
The American Century: Art and Culture, 1900-2000. Part I, 1900-1950, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1999, not in cat.
2000
Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2000-2001, unnumbered catalogue, repro.

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