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Still Life (Dahlias)

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Still Life (Dahlias)

Artist: Marsden Hartley (American, 1877 - 1943)
Date: 1929
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Overall: 21 1/2 x 18 1/8 in. (54.6 x 46 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Purchased with funds from the Edmundson Art Foundation, Inc., 1954.28
Accession number: 1954.28
Classification: painting
Copyright:Public Domain
SignedMarsden Hartley (l,l oil paint)
Exhibition History"The Kirsch Years 1936 - 1958," a testimonial exhibition assembled from the collections of the Des Moines Art Center and the Unversity of Nebraska Art Galleries, Lincoln, Des Moines Art Center, Jan. 7 - Feb. 10, 1974; University of Nebraska Art Galleries, Lincoln, Feb. 25 - Mar. 31, 1974

"Marsden Hartley, Painter/Poet," University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Nov. 15 - Dec. 15, 1968, (circulated to: Tuscon Art Center, Arizona, Jan. 10 - Feb. 16, 1969; University of Texas Art Museum, Austin, Mar. 10 - Apr. 27, 1969)

"Art in Iowa and the Quad Cities," Davenport Municipal Art Gallery, May 27 - June 25, 1967

"Six Decades of American Painting of the Twentieth Century," Des Moines Art Center, Feb. 10 - Mar. 12, 1961

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

"Art Day," Winterset, IA, July 25, 1959

"Works from the Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collection," Cedar Falls Art Association, Iowa State Teachers College, Cedar Falls, Mar. 4 - 17, 1956
Published ReferencesDES MOINES SUNDAY REGISTER, July 23, 1954, ill.

DES MOINES SUNDAY REGISTER, Feb. 7, 1971, ill.

"Marsden Hartley, Painter/Poet," University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1968, exh. cat. no.27

"The Painting of Light," Des Moines Art Center, 1960, exh. cat. no.40

"The Kirsch Years 1936 - 1958," Des Moines Art Center & the University of Nebraska Art Galleries, Lincoln, 1974, exh. cat. no.24

"Art In Iowa and the Quad Cities," Davenport Municipal Art Gallery, 1967, exh. cat. no.25

"Six Decades of American Painting of the Twentieth Century," Des Moines Art Center, 1961, exh. cat. no.86

DES MOINES ART CENTER: SELECTED PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES AND WORKS ON PAPER, Des Moines Art Center, 1985, ref. pp.80 & 81, b/w ill. p.81
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