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lower right: Lauren Ford / 1934

Provenance

Purchased April 1935 from the artist through (Ferargil, Inc., New York) by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2016 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1935
14th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 24 March - 5 May 1935, no. 119.
1939
An Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Etchings by Lauren Ford, Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 16 March - 30 April 1939, no. 3.
1963
A Century and a Half of American Painting: Selections from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Dulin Gallery of Art, Knoxville, 3 April - 13 May 1963, no. 41.
1982
The Art of Lauren Ford: A Commemorative Exhibition, Rye Historical Society, New York, 5 December 1982 - 31 May 1983, unnumbered catalogue.
Bibliography
1962
New York Graphic Society. Reproductions of American Paintings. New York, 1962: 78, no. 6302, repro.
1965
New York Graphic Society. Fine Art Reproductions of Old and Modern Masters. New York, 1965: 400, no. 6302, repro.
1973
Phillips, Dorothy W. A Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Vol. 2: Painters born from 1850 to 1910. Washington, 1973: 131-132.
1980
Gault, Tim. "A special holiday story: At Christmas, recollections of Granny Ford." Island Reporter (26 December 1980): 3A.
1989
Gambone, Robert L. Art and Popular Religion in Evangelical America, 1915-1940. Knoxville, 1989: 175-177, fig. 5.18.
1998
Simmons, Linda, et al. The Forty-fifth Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907-1998. Exh. cat. Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 1998: 110.
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 296, repro.