Portrait (Cubist Portrait; Portrait of a Young Woman)

Max Weber, American (born Russia, now Poland), 1881 - 1961

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1911

Oil on canvas

Overall: 18 1/8 × 15 1/4 in. (46 × 38.7 cm)

Frame: 26 × 22 1/2 in. (66 × 57.2 cm)

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

P.935.1.74

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, upper left: MAX WEBER ’10 [an early photograph, c. 1913, shows the date of “’11: see object file]; stamped on stretcher: ARTHUR B. DAVIES / AMERICAN ART ASS'N / APRIL 6-17, 1929. Label on reverse: MAX WEBER / "PORTRAIT"

Course History

ARTH 16.2, Picasso: The Vollard Suite, Michael R. Taylor, Fall 2013

THEA 90, Contemporary Practices in U.S. Theater, Laurie Cherba Kohn, Fall 2013

WRIT 5, The Waste Land, Before and After, Melissa Zeiger, Fall 2013

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

Writing 7.2, Writers on Writing, Wendy Piper, Spring 2014

WRIT 7.2, Writers on Writing, Wendy Piper, Spring 2015

ENGL 7.47, Tales of the Avant-Gard, Andrew McCann, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

20th Century Masters from the Permanent Collection, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 3-March 5, 1978.

American Art Association, New York, New York, April 6-17, 1929.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

American Paintings from the Dartmouth Collection, 1910-1960, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 17-April 12, 1998.

Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December, 1962

Cubism and its Influence, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 17-March 30, 1975.

Cubism and Its Legacy, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 17-December 20, 2013.

Director's Choice, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-July 10, 1966.

Gifts of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Carpenter Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-July 11, 1976.

Max Weber Exhibit, School of Creative Arts, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, June 1957.

Max Weber Memorial Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, New York, January-April, 1962.

Max Weber: The Cubist Decade: 1910-1920, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, December 10, 1991-February 9, 1992; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, March 8-May 3, 1992; The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., May 31-August 9, 1992; Albright-Knox Art Gellery, Buffalo, New York, September 12-October 25, 1992; The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, November 13, 1992-January 10, 1993; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, February 18-April 25, 1993.

Modern Art, Carpenter Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 22-May 14, 1948.

The Dartmouth Collection: 19th & 20th Century Paintings, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 17-Novmber 6, 1982.

The Decade of Modernism: Selections from 1910-1919, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11-July 20, 2003.

The Machine in the Garden: Cubist Art from The Hood Collection, Alumni College 1986, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 26-August 24, 1986.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 86, no. 62.

Provenance

Arthur B. Davies (1862-1928) collection; sold to Downtown Gallery, New York, date unknown; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York, April 19, 1929; given to present collection, 1935.

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