Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.703
People
Peter Blume, American (Smorgon, Russia 1906 - 1992 New Milford, CT)
Title
Woman Hanging Wash, for "Passage to Etna"
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1955
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308592
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gray wash, black ink, charcoal (applied wet), and red pencil on thin off-white wove paper; verso: black crayon and red pencil
Dimensions
actual: 96.6 x 55.9 cm (38 1/16 x 22 in.)
Provenance
Mrs. Edward L. Holsten, New York New York, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1960.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Edward L. Holsten, in memory of her husband, Edward Lawrence Holsten, class of 1922
Copyright
© Peter Blume Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.703
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Sheet is hinged to mat at right edge instead of top
Publication History

Peter Blume in Retrospect, exh. cat., Currier Museum of Art (Manchester, NH, 1964), no. 58, p. 24

Peter Blume in Retrospect: Paintings and Drawings 1926-1964, exh. cat., Kennedy Galleries, Inc. (New York, NY, 1964), no. 14, ill.

Frank Anderson Trapp, Peter Blume, Rizzoli (New York, NY, 1987)

Robert Cozzolino, ed., Peter Blume: Nature and Metamorphosis, exh. cat., Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Philadelphia, 2014), p. 252, fig. 113, ill.

Exhibition History

Peter Blume in Retrospect, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, 04/16/1964 - 05/31/1964; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, 07/09/1964 - 08/16/1964

Peter Blume, Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York, 02/20/1968 - 03/09/1968

Peter Blume, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Chicago, 01/10/1976 - 02/29/1976

Re-View: S425A (Small Niche) Peter Blume, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 06/04/2010 - 09/04/2010

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