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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2015.107
People
Ralston Crawford, American (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada 1906 - 1978 Houston, Texas)
Title
Air War
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1944
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/353661
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.)
framed: 56.5 x 72.4 x 2.5 cm (22 1/4 x 28 1/2 x 1 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l., in black paint: Crawford
  • label: On frame verso: Ralston Crawford / Air War / 1944, oil on canvas / 16 1/4 x 22 in / Reg #18784 / Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, LLC / 20 East 79th Street New York, NY 10021 / (212) 879-6606
  • label: On frame verso: Robert Miller Gallery, Inc. / 724 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10019 / Ralston Crawford / AIR WAR / oil on canvas / 16 x 22 inches / 1944 / RCE 44.3 / CRAW.0023
  • label: On backing board: Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc. / 21 East 70th Street, New York, N.Y. 10021 / Ralston Crawford / (1906-1978) / APG 14378D.40 / Air War / Oil on canvas / 16 x 22 inches / 1944
Provenance
Ralston Crawford, by descent; to Robert F. Crawford, gift; to the Harvard Art Museums, 2015.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Robert F. Crawford
Copyright
© Ralston Crawford Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
2015
Object Number
2015.107
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 1310 Surrealism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/09/2016 - 10/20/2020

Ralston Crawford: Air & Space & War, Brandywine River Museum of Art, Chadds Ford, 06/19/2021 - 09/19/2021; Dayton Art Institute, 10/30/2021 - 01/23/2022

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