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Millard Sheets, American, 1907 - 1989

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1930

Transparent watercolor over graphite indications on very heavy wove paper

Overall: 18 1/8 × 28 1/8 in. (46 × 71.5 cm)

Frame: 28 1/2 × 37 3/4 in. (72.4 × 95.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Philip H. Greene, in memory of his wife and co-collector, Marjorie B. Greene

2007.6.13

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Research Area

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in graphite, lower right: Millard Sheets / 1930 WATERMARK: none

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 73, Watercolor Washes and the Lure of the Sun: The Climate and Demographics Informing the California Watercolor Movement, Hannah Jeton, Class of 2012, The Kathryn Conroy Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 29-October 28, 2012.

Adventures in Aquarelle: The California Style in Review, 1930's-1980s, Cunningham Art Gallery, Bakersfield, CA, Sept. 7-Oct. 26, 1989. Illus. in color in brochure by Philip H. Greene and the Cunningham Art Gallery, printed by Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation, 1989.

California Style Watercolors from the Philip H. Greene Collection, Edward-Dean Museum of Decorative Arts, Benjamin J. and Mary A. Rabe Gallery, Cherry Valley, CA, June 2-July 31, 1996. Ill. in accompanying brochure.

California Style: 1930s and 40s, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA, August 21-Sept. 28, 1997; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, Dec. 13, 1997- March 22, 1998; Ventura Museum of History and Art, Ventura, CA, April 3-June 14, 1998. Catalogue by Sebastopol Center for the Arts and curator David Stary-Sheets, Sebastopol, CA: Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 1997, ill. in color, p. 3, fig. 4

Coastline to Skyline: The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, 1930-1960, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 11, 2008-January 4, 2009.

Visions of California, The Irvine Museum, Irvine, CA, 1994.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, Coastline to Skyline: The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, 1930-1960, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p. 34, no. 1.

"Visions of California-The Story of Califonia Scene Painting," nationally distributed television film, produced by KOCE-TV, Huntington Beach, CA, 1994.

Devorah L. Knaff, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA), June 16, 1996, Section E-2.

Sebastopol Center for the Arts and curator David Stary-Sheets, California Style: 1930s and 40s, CA: Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 1997, ill. in color, p. 3, fig. 4.

Paul J. Karlstrom, The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, American Art Review, Volume XX, Number 6, Leawood, Kansas: American Arts Media, Inc., November-December, 2008, ill. p. 128.

Hannah Jetson, A Space of Dialogue 73, Watercolor Washes and the Lure of the Sun: The Climate and Demographics Informing the California Watercolor Movement, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2012, ill. front cover.

Provenance

Stary-Sheets Art Gallery, Gualala, California; sold to Philip H. Greene (1925-2014),1989; given to present collection, 2007.

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