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Ballet Girl in White

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Ballet Girl in White

Artist: Robert Henri (American, 1865 - 1929)
Date: 1909
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Frame: 83 1/2 × 43 5/8 × 2 1/2 in. (212.1 × 110.8 × 6.4 cm.)
Image (visible): 76 7/16 × 36 7/8 in. (194.2 × 93.7 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Gift of the Des Moines Association of Fine Arts, 1927.1
Accession number: 1927.1
Classification: painting
Copyright:Public Domain
SignedRobert Henri (l,l oil paint)
InscriptionRobert Henri Ballet Girl in White 272 E (verso u,l)
Exhibition History"Commitment, Community and Controversy: The Des Moines Art Center Collections," Des Moines Art Center, January 24 - May 10, 1998

"From Body to Being: Reflections on the Human Image," Des Moines Art Center, Feb. 1 - May 4, 1997

"In Quest of Excellence," Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, FL, Jan. 14 - Apr. 22, 1984

"Pioneers: Early 20th Century Art from Midwestern Museums," Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI, Sept. 17 - Nov. 1, 1981

"Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, Prints from Twenty-three Iowa Collections," Art Department, State University of Iowa, Iowa City, May 9 - Aug. 15, 1961

"The Painting of Light," Des Moines Art Center, Mar. 3 - 27, 1960

"Picture of the Month," Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, OK, Oct. - Nov. 1959

"Paintings in the Collection of the Des Moines Association of Fine Arts," 610 Walnut Street, Dec. 15, 1939 - Jan. 5, 1940

"Robert Henri Memorial Exhibition," Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y., Mar. 9 - Apr. 19, 1931

Des Moines Public Library, Des Moines Association of Fine Arts, 1927
Published ReferencesDES MOINES SUNDAY REGISTER, July 9, 1972, ill.

DES MOINES REGISTER, Apr. 27, 1927

DES MOINES REGISTER, Mar. 1960

Eloise Spaeth, AMERICAN ART MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES: AN INTRODUCTION TO LOOKING, Harper & Brothers, New York, 1960, ref. p.145, ill. p.145

DMAC Brochure, 1960, ill.

"The Painting of Light," Des Moines Art Center, 1960, exh. cat. no.44

AN UNCOMMON VISION: THE DES MOINES ART CENTER, Des Moines Art Center, 1998, ref. pp.28 & 136, color ill. p.137

DES MOINES ART CENTER: SELECTED PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES AND WORKS ON PAPER, Des Moines Art Center, 1985, ref. pp.82 & 83, color ill. pl.XI, p.107

"In Quest of Excellence," Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, 1984, exh. cat. no.144, ref. p.96, ill. p.96

"Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, Prints from Twenty-three Iowa Collections," State University of Iowa, 1961, exh. cat. no.5

DES MOINES CAPITOL, Feb. 11, 1927

"Robert Henri Memorial Exhibition," Metropolitan Museum of Art, N. Y., 1931, exh. cat. no.41, ill.

"Paintings in the Collection of the Des Moines Association of Fine Arts," Des Moines Association of Fine Arts, 1939, exh. cat. no.10

"Pioneers: Early 20th Century Art from Midwestern Museums," Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI, 1981, exh. cat. no.15, ill.
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