Exploding Star (Awake)
Charles Wilbert White, American, 1918 - 1979
Charcoal on (Crescent) illustration board
Sheet: 40 3/16 × 30 1/16 in. (102 × 76.4 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Inscribed, on reverse, upper left, in marker: "Title: 'Exploding Star' / Media: Charcoal / Date: 1965 / Artist: Charles White"
WRIT 7 , Religion and Literature: Re-visioning the Natural, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2015
Heritage Gallery, Los Angeles, California, (no cat. located), 1965.
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; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.
Six Black Artists, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat. no.), January 1-31, 1968.
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, pp. 214, 274, ill. p. 215, no. 76.
ACA Galleries, New York; sold to present collection, 1968.
L. H. Gedeon, Introduction to the Work of Charles W. White with a Catalogue Raisonne, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, 1981, No. D187 (as "Awake").
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