Industrial Landscape (The Suburbs; Modern Industry)

Preston Dickinson, American, 1891 - 1930

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1919

Oil on canvas

Overall: 24 1/8 x 19 13/16 in. (61.3 x 50.4 cm)

Frame: 30 x 26 in. (76.2 x 66.04 cm)

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

P.950.64

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and inscribed, in graphite, on stretcher: Preston Dickinson/ Price 200--/ The Suburbs. Dated? in graphite, on stretcher: 19/9/19. Label on stretcher (removed, now in file), from a New York gallery: (in artist's hand?): Preston Dickinson / Industrial Landscape.

Course History

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States. Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States, Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

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

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

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

SART 25, SART 31, SART 72, Painting I, II, III, Thomas Ferrara, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, March 17, 2016-June 30, 2018.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 12, 2015.

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

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 7, 2010-October 20, 2012.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-November 2, 2009.

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.

Cubism: From Advanced Art History Seminar to Museum Installation, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 28, 2004-February 20, 2005.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 28, 2002-July 20, 2003.

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

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26, 1996-May 11, 1997.

Picturing New York: Images of the City, 1890-1955, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-June 21, 1992.

Visions of Tomorrow: New York and American Industrialization in the 1920's-1930's, Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan, April 21-May 9, 1988; Daimaru Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan, May 19-June 6, 1988; Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan, July 15-August 14, 1988; Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, Japan, August 28-October 2, 1988.

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.

Architechture on Paper, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleies, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 10-January 29, 1984.

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

Preston Dickinson (1891-1930), Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska, September 4-October 7,1979; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, December 18-February 17, 1980; University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 15-April 13, 1980; Colorodo Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorodo Springs, Colorado, May 13-June 10, 1980; Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, July 13-August 10, 1980.

Curator's Choice: Dartmouth College Permanent Collection, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29, 1976-January 16, 1977.

Publication History

Visions of Tomorrow: New York and American Industrialization in the 1920s-1930s, No. 36, p. 65 and p. 180.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 87, no. 63.

Barbara MacAdam, "Picturing New York: Images of the City,1890-1955", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1992, no.18.

Provenance

Charles D. Childs (art dealer), Boston; sold to present collection, 1950.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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