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Inscription

upper left: Gari Melchers / Washington. 1930

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

The sitter, Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.; gift to Donald D. Shepard, Washington, D.C.;[1] gift 1953 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1932
Loan Exhibition of American Portraits by Contemporary American Artists, American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, Inc., 1932, no. 48, repro.
1933
Memorial Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Etchings by Gari Melchers, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1933, no. 52.
1934
A Memorial Exhibition of the Work of Gari Melchers, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1934, no. 15.

Bibliography

1933
The Index of Twentieth Century Artists 1 (October 1933): 10.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 82, repro.
1979
Reid, Richard S. "Gari Melchers: An American Artist in Virginia." Virginia Cavalcade XXVIII (Spring 1979): 161.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 198, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 235, repro.

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