Great Orator

Irving Norman (Irving Noachowitz), American, 1906 - 1989

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1944

Graphite and colored pencil on wove paper

Sheet: 12 × 22 1/16 in. (30.5 × 56.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

D.2002.68

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower left, in graphite: " c[circled] I. NORMAN-44"; inscribed, on reverse, lower center, in graphite: "GREAT ORATOR"

Exhibition History

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005.

Publication History

Ray Day and Scott A. Shields, editors, Dark Metropolis: Irving Norman's Social Surrealism, Berkeley, CA: Heydey Books [Irving Norman Trust and Crocker Art Museum], 2006, ill. p. 65.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 242.

Provenance

David Shaw, Berkeley, California; sold to present collection, 2002.

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