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Mont Saint-Victoire

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Mont Saint-Victoire

Artist: Marsden Hartley (American, 1877 - 1943)
Date: 1927
Medium: oil on linen
Dimensions:
Frame: 35 1/4 × 42 5/8 × 1 3/4 in. (89.5 × 108.3 × 4.4 cm.)
Canvas: 31 3/4 × 39 1/4 in. (80.6 × 99.7 cm.)
Image (visible): 31 1/2 × 39 in. (80 × 99.1 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bohen, 1958.63
Accession number: 1958.63
Classification: painting
In Collection(s)
InscriptionOn Frame Verso:

1) Ink stamp: "Marsden Hartley c/o Alfed Stieglitz 489 Park Ave"
2) in pencil, upper right corner " 34 tableaux 11 toiles paintes 29 sous verres dessin 1 carton a dessin

On verso of canvas (Linen makers stamp) Toiles & Couleurs extra fines Lucien Lefebvre-Foinet Paris 19 Rue Vauin 82 Rue Brea"

On Original Strainer which has been replaced

On top strainer member:
1) in blk crayon: "Rainford 34 -3
2) white paper label with red boarder: "101"
3) in pencil "Mont San Victorie" Marsden Hartley (signed) C-1036

On center horizontal brace:
1) in chalk, white: "Babcock"
2) in pencil , "For Steiglitz" (signed)

On center vertical brace:
1) in black crayon: $2500
2) in red crayon "71453 (In Stieglitz's hand - EMcC)
3) black stamp: "Lucien Lefebvre-Foint, 19 Rue Vaun, &2, Rue Brea -- Paris"
5) in pencil: for vlau I 1476

On vertical member: "Aix-en-provence"
Exhibition History"Marsden Hartley: The Earth Is All I Know of Wonder", Louisiana Museum of Modern Art & The Contributors, Sep 19, 2019 - Jan 19, 2020

"Selected Works from the Des Moines Art Center's Permanent Collection," organized by the Waterloo Municipal Galleries, sponsored by the National Bank of Waterloo, Oct. 24 - Nov. 20, 1983, (circulated to: Charles H. Macnider Museum, Mason City, Jan. 15 - Feb. 26, 1984; Muscatine Art Center, April 1- May 13, 1984; Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, May 27 - July 1, 1984; Sioux City Art Center, July 15 - Aug. 26, 1984)

"Marsden Hartley," Whitney Museum of American Art, N.Y., Mar. 4 - May 25, 1980, (circulated to: Art Institute of Chicago, June 10 - Aug. 3, 1980; Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth, Sept. 5 - Oct. 26, 1980; University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, Nov. 12, 1980 - Jan. 4, 1981; Portland Art Museum, Oregon, Jan. 28- Mar. 8, 1981)

"Mid-America Collects," Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, Oct. 23 - Nov. 27, 1977

"The Kirsch Years 1936-1958," A testimonial exhibition assembled from the permanent collections of the University of Nebraska Art Galleries, Lincoln, and the Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines Art Center, Jan. 7 - Feb. 10, 1974; University of Nebraska Art Galleries, Feb. 25 - Mar. 31, 1974

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

"Current Painting Styles and Their Sources," Des Moines Art Center, 10th Anniversary Exhibition, June 1 - July 20, 1958
Published References"Six Decades of American Painting of the Twentieth Century," Des Moines Art Center, 1961, exh. cat. no.85

THE BARNES FOUNDATION JOURNAL OF THE ART DEPARTMENT, Vol.V, Autumn 1974, No.2, ill. for "Expression," pp. 3-32, ill. pl. no.51

"The Kirsch Years 1936 - 1958," Des Moines Art Center and the University of Nebraska Art Galleries, Lincoln, 1974, exh. cat. no.23


"Mid-America Collects," Oklahoma Art Center, 1977, exh. cat. ref. no.23, b/w ill. (Short article on the history of the Des Moines Art Center's collection by James Demetrion, Director)


"Marsden Hartley," Whitney Museum of American Art, N. Y. and New York University Press, N. Y. and London, 1980, exh. cat. no.59, b/w ill. pl.39, p.89

"Selected Works from the Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collection," Waterloo Municipal Galleries, IA, 1983, exh. cat. no.15

"Marsden Hartley: The Earth Is All I Know of Wonder", Louisiana Museum of Modern Art & The Contributors, 2019, exh. cat. no. 54, p. 50 (see also text on p. 13, paragraph 2)




DES MOINES ART CENTER: SELECTED PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES AND WORKS ON PAPER, 1985, ref. pp.80 & 81

Elizabeth Hutton Turner, AMERICAN ARTISTS IN PARIS 1919 - 1929, UMI Research Press, 1988, ill. p.177

Jeanne Hokin, PINACLES AND PYRAMIDS: THE ART OF MARSDEN HARTLEY, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1993, fig.30, b/w ill. p.63, copy p.62

AN UNCOMMON VISION: THE DES MOINES ART CENTER, Des Moines Art Center, 1998, ref. p.132, color ill. p.133





"Current Painting Styles and Their Sources," Des Moines Art Center, 1958, exh. cat. ref.


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