Exploding Star (Awake)

Charles Wilbert White, American, 1918 - 1979

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1965

Charcoal on (Crescent) illustration board

Sheet: 40 3/16 × 30 1/16 in. (102 × 76.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924

D.968.24

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on reverse, upper left, in marker: "Title: 'Exploding Star' / Media: Charcoal / Date: 1965 / Artist: Charles White"

Course History

WRIT 7 , Religion and Literature: Re-visioning the Natural, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

Six Black Artists, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat. no.), January 1-31, 1968.

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.

Heritage Gallery, Los Angeles, California, (no cat. located), 1965.

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, pp. 214, 274, ill. p. 215, no. 76.

Provenance

ACA Galleries, New York; sold to present collection, 1968.

Catalogue Raisonne

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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