Gate Leg Table

David Driskell, American, 1931 - 2020

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1966

Oil and found objects on canvas

Overall: 48 1/4 × 35 1/2 × 3 1/8 in. (122.6 × 90.2 × 7.9 cm)

Frame: 44 1/2 × 35 1/2 × 1 1/2 in. (113 × 90.2 × 3.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, by exchange

2018.6

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Expanding Universe of Postwar Art, Northeast Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-April 7, 2019.

David Driskell: Icons of Nature & History, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, February 6-May 9, 2021; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, June 19-September 12, 2021; The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, October 16, 2021-January 9, 2022; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, February 25-May 15, 2022.

David C. Driskell Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, Creative Spirit: The Art of David C. Driskell, September 15 - December 16, 2011.

DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY, David Driskell. Creative Spirit: Five Decades, January 6 - February 4, 2012, no. 6.

Bowie State College Gallery of Art, Bowie, MD, David Driskell: One Decade of Painting, 1965-75, April 12 – May 14, 1978.

Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, David Driskell: A Survey, October 21 – December 5, 1980, no. 15. Traveled to Christian A. Johnson Memorial Gallery, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, January 1981.

Publication History

Leslie King-Hammond, "David Driskell: Memoir of a Painter cum Scholar." International Review of African American Art. 14.1 (1997): 8, illus.

Keith Morrison, David Driskell: A Survey. Exh. cat. Baltimore, MD: Reese Press, 1980, pp. 15, 18, 20, illus., 23, 24.

Julie L. McGee, David C Driskell: Artist and Scholar, California: Pomegranate, 2006, pp. 73, 84, 74, illus.

Creative Spirit: The Art of David C. Driskell. Exh. cat. College Park, MD: David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, 2011. pp. 36, 39, 43-44, 25, illus.

Provenance

D. C. Moore Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2018.

Old Number

Inventory number DRI 0108

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