La Ville Orientale (The Oriental City)

Alice Rahon, French and Mexican, 1904 - 1987

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1944

Oil on canvas

Overall: 11 × 12 1/2 in. (28 × 31.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ann M. Huebner, Class of 1989 and Ross P. Waller, Class of 1989

2015.19

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on reverse, center canvas, in graphite: Alice Paalen / Mexico 44 / "La Ville Orientale" / N. 4; Sticker: STENDAHL GALLERIES: Owners: Mr. and Mrs. Harold English / Orchid Ave. illegible.

Exhibition History

Alice Rahon Paalen: Abstractions, Stendhal Art Galleries, Los Angeles, California, March 8-17, 1945.

Provenance

The artist, 1944; Dr. Hermine Ketenedjian English (1889-1975) and Harold Mudgett English (1890-1953), 1901 Orchild Avenue, Los Angeles, California, [listed as "owners' on the 1945 Stendahl Galleries, Los Angeles exhibition label]; Clars Auction House, Grand November Estate Auction, Lot 6207A, Oakland, California, November 6, 2005; Ann M. Huebner and Ross Waller, Lexington, Virginia; given to present collection, 2015.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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