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lower left: M. Dawson '12

Provenance

The artist [1887-1969]; his estate; Dr. Lewis Obi, Frank McKeown, and Lefferts Mabie, in 1978;[1] (Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York); purchased 15 April 1981 by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1923
Manierre Dawson, Milwaukee Art Institute, January 1923.
1981
Manierre Dawson: Paintings 1910-1914, Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, 28 March - 22 April 1981, no. 7, repro.
1982
Acquisitions Since 1975, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 5 November 1982 - 16 January 1983, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
1981
Gedo, Mary Matthews. "The Secret Idol: Manierre Dawson and Pablo Picasso." Arts Magazine 56, no. 4 (December 1981): fig. 18.
2011
Boyajian, Ani, ed., research compiled by Randy J. Ploog and Myra Bairstow. Manierre Dawson (1887-1969): A Catalogue Raisonne. New York, 2011: no. 1912.09, 69, 181, repros.
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 293, repro.