Comedy Play at Sarah Bernhardt Theater, Paris (obverse); Gallery Sarah Bernhardt Theater, Comedy Drama (reverse)

George Overbury Hart, American, 1868 - 1933

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1929

Obverse and reverse: pastel and watercolor over graphite on wove paper (from spiralbound pad)

Sheet: 5 1/4 × 8 3/16 in. (13.3 × 20.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

D.935.1.27

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, in ink, lower left: Hart / Paris 1929; inscribed, lower left to lower center: Gallery Sarah Bernhardt Theater / Comedy Drama; Verso: Signed, dated, and inscribed, in ink, lower right: Hart July 8, 1929 / Comedy Play / at Sarah Bernhardt / Theater, Paris

Exhibition History

Retrospective of "Pop" Hart's work, Howard University, Washington D.C.,October 1-November 1, 1956.

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

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. 236.

Provenance

Downtown Gallery, New York; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York, November 12, 1929; given to present collection, 1935.

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