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lower right in graphite: C Demuth 1919-

Provenance

the artist, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Francis Biddle, Washington, DC, 1928; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1957; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1928
26th Annual Philadelphia Watercolor Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1928
1957
Selections from the Collection of the Honorable and Mrs. Francis Biddle, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1957, no. 15, repro
1963
The New Tradition—Modern Americans before 1940, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1963, p. 57, no. 26
1966
Charles Demuth, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, 1966
1967
An Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture by Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, and John Marin, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1967
1968
Charles Demuth, Akron Art Institute, Ohio, 1968
1971
Charles Demuth: The Mechanical Encrusted on the Living, Art Galleries, University of California, Santa Barbara; University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley; Phillips Collection, Washington, DC; Munson-WIlliams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, 1971-1972
1980
That’s Entertainment, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1980, no. 14
1981
Of Time and Place: American Figurative Art from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 1981-1983, pp. 100-101, no. 37, repro
1987
Charles Demuth, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, 1987-1988, p. 93, no. 33, repro
2007
Impressionism, Realism, Modernism: Works on Paper from the American Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2007
2015
Focus on the Corcoran: Works on Paper, 1860-1990, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2015
Bibliography
1983
Simmons, Linda Crocker and with the assistance of Adrianne J. Humphrey, et al. American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 176, no. 1198.
1993
Weinberg, Jonathan. Speaking for Vice: Homosexuality in the Art of Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley, and the First American Avant-Garde. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1993, p. 55.