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lower left: Juan Gris / 8-1915

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Provenance

Acquired 1915 from the artist by (Galerie "L'Effort Moderne"/Léonce Rosenberg, Paris).[1] Earl Horter [1880-1940], Philadelphia, by 1929-1930;[2] purchased 25 June 1936 by Elizabeth Lentz Keim [later Mrs. Earl Horter, 1900-1985], Philadelphia;[3] sold by 1958 to Heinz Berggruen, Paris, until at least 1966.[4] Horst Pavel, Bad Homburg, Germany.[5] (Galerie Nathan, Zurich), by 1974;[6] purchased 1976 by NGA.

Exhibition History

1932
Juan Gris, Marie Harriman Gallery, New York, 1932, no. 6, as Composition.
1934
The Earl Horter Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1934, no cat.
1935
Loan to display with permanent collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1935-1956.
1939
Juan Gris Retrospective, Arts Club of Chicago, 1939, no. 14.
1948
A Retrospective Exhibition of the Work of Juan Gris 1887-1927, Cincinnati Art Museum (organized by The Cincinnati Modern Art Society), 1948, no. 14, as Still Life.
1948
Picasso, Gris, Miro: The Spanish Masters of Twentieth Century Painting, San Francisco Museum of Art; Portland Art Museum, Oregon, 1948, no. 27, repro., as Still Life.
1958
Juan Gris, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; San Francisco Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1958, unnumbered, repro. 58, as Still Life (shown only in New York).
1965
Juan Gris, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund; Cologne, 1965-1966, no. 34, repro.
1974
Juan Gris, Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany, 1974, no. 34, repro., as Pfeife und Zeitung (Pipe and Journal).
1974
Juan Gris, Orangerie des Tuileries, Paris, 1974, no. 43, repro., as Nature Mort (Fantomas).
1975
Juan Gris, Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris, 1975, no. 43, repro. (listed in 1985 exh. cat., but may be the 1974 exhibition)
1978
Aspects of Twentieth-Century Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978-1979, no. 22, repro.
1980
Loan to display with permanent collection, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, 1980.
1983
Juan Gris, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; University Art Museum, Berkeley; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1983-1984, no. 36, repro.
1985
Juan Gris, Salas Pablo Ruiz Picasso, Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid, 1985, no. 39, repro.
1990
High and Low: Modern Art and Pop Culture, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Art Institute of Chicago; Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, 1990-1992, no. 144, as Fantômas (Pipe and Newspaper).
1999
Mad for Modernism: Earl Horter and His Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1999, pl. 18, repro.
2005
Juan Gris: Paintings and Drawings 1910-1927 (Juan Gris: Pinturas y dibujos, 1910-1927), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, 2005, no. 57, repro.

Bibliography

1984
Walker, 616, no. 950, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 191, repro.
1990
Varnedoe, Kirk and Adam Gopnik. High and Low: Modern Art and Popular Culture. New York, 1990: 127, fig. 144.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 412-413, no. 344, color repro.

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