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lower right: Jerome Myers / N. Y. 1931

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The artist; purchased December 1932 by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1932
Thirteenth Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 4 December 1932 - 15 January 1933, no. 120.
1941
Jerome Myers Memorial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 22 April - 19 May 1941, no. 20.
1957
Twenty-fifth Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Toledo (Ohio) Museum of Art, 1957, no. 41.
1961
The Eight, Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, 1961, unpublished checklist.
1967
Jerome Meyers: An Artist in Manhattan, Delaware Art Center, Wilmington; Montclair Art Museum, 1967, no. 23.
1976
Corcoran [The American Genuis], Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1976, unpublished checklist.
1980
Guy Pène du Bois: Artists About Town, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha; Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, 1980-1981, no. 102.
1981
Of Time and Place: American Figurative Art from the Corcoran Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Cincinnati Art Museum; San Diego Museum of Art; University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington; Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga; Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa; Portland Art Museum, Oregon; Des Moines Art Center; Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1981-1983, no. 45.
1985
Henri's Circle, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 20 April - 16 June 1985, unnumbered checklist.
1998
The Forty-fifth Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907–1998, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 17 July - 29 September 1998, unnumbered catalogue.
2004
Figuratively Speaking: The Human Form in American Art, 1770-1950, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 2004-2005, unpublished checklist.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
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Corcoran Gallery of Art Archives, Special Collections Research Center, George Washington University Libraries, Washington, DC: correspondence between Jerome Myers and C. Powell Minnegerode, 8 November and 7, 8, and 9 December 1932; RG2, Office of the Director records; Series 2, Minnigerode and Williams records, 1908-1968.
1932
"Corcoran Buys Six Paintings." The Washington Evenign Star (12 December 1932): A2.
1932
Mechlin, Leila. "Note of Art and Artists." The Washington Sunday Star (18 December 1932): Magazine section: 12.
1933
Wilson, Vylla Poe. "Capital Art and Artists." The Washington Post (1 January 1933): 3.
1936
Burroughs, Alan. Limners and Likenesses: Three Centuries of American Painting. New York, 1936: 158, repro. (2d ed., 1965: 158).
1940
Myers, Jerome. Artist in Manhattan. New York, 1940: 221.
1941
Rainey, Aida. "Art Capital Grows Here." The Washington Post (19 October 1941): 6: 5.
1941
"Works of Jerome Myers Are Shown at Corcoran." The Washington Star (14 December 1941): E6.
1942
"Art Exhibits." This Week in the Nation's Capital 20, no. 27 (28 June 1942): 6, repro.
1968
50 American Masterpieces: 200 Years of Great Paintings. New York, 1968: unnumbered, 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: 71-72, repro. 71.
2011
Greenhalgh, Adam. "Jerome Myers, Life on the East Side." In Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Edited by Sarah Cash. Washington, 2011: 240-241, 282, repro.