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lower right: Beckmann B[for Berlin] 34

Provenance

(Curt Valentin Gallery, New York), in 1954. Stephan Lackner [1910-2000], Santa Barbara, California, in 1955. (Justin K. Thannhauser, New York); sold 1957 to Morton D. May [1914-1983], St. Louis, through at least 1970. (Marlborough Fine Arts, Ltd., London). Arnold and Joan Saltzman, Sands Point, New York; partial and promised gift 2006 to the National Gallery of Art.







Exhibition History
1938
Max Beckmann. Gemalde und Graphik, Galerie Aktuaryus, Zurich, 1938, no. 4.
1938
Max Beckmann, Kunsthalle, Bern, 1938, no. 16.
1938
Max Beckmann, Kunstverein, Winterthur, 1938, no. 18.
1954
Max Beckmann, Curt Valentin Gallery, New York, 1954, no. 5, as The Green Robe.
1955
Max Beckmann, Museum of Art, Santa Barbara; San Francisco; Pasadena, 1955, no. 11.
1960
German Expressionist Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Morton D. May, Art Museum, Denver, followed by a tour to ten additional venues, 1960-1962, no. 66.
1960
Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Morton D. May, Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis University, 1960, no. 58.
1967
German Expressionist Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Morton D. May, Portland Art Museum, Oregon, 1967, no. 19.
1968
Deutsche Expressionisten aus der Sammlung Morton D. Day, Kunsthalle, Bielefeld, followed by a tour to five additional venues, 1968-1969, no. 11.
1970
The Morton D. May Collection of German Masters, The Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Inc., New York; City Art Museum, St. Louis, 1970, no. 24.
Bibliography
2013
Cooper, Harry. "Max Beckman, Bathing Scene (The Green Cloak)." National Gallery of Art Bulletin 49 (Fall 2013): 18, repro.