Bathers

Roland Oudot, French, 1897 - 1981

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1940s

Oil on canvas

Overall: 18 1/8 × 21 5/8 in. (46 × 55 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Friends of Dartmouth Library in memory of Nathaniel Richmond Hopkins II (1931-1956), Class of 1954

P.959.34

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right, in white oil paint: Roland Oudet

Exhibition History

The Bathers, Watkinson Library, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, for the Wallace Stevens Poetry Program, April 18-June 21, 1963.

Publication History

Alan Filreis, "Beyond the Rhetorician's Touch: Steven's Painterly Abstractions," American Literary History, Spring 1992, pp. 230-263.

Provenance

Acquired by Paule Vidal (daughter of dealer Anatole Vidal), Paris; sold to the poet Wallace Stevens (1879-1955), 1947; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, Sale 1886, lot 183, March 13,1959; sold to Marjorie M. (1900-1999) and Donald Benner Hopkins (1903-1987), 1959; given to present collection, 1959.

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