Fauve Portrait (The Clowness)

Alfred Henry Maurer, American, 1868 - 1932, or possibly Hilda Ward, American, 1878 - 1950

Share

about 1914-1925

Oil on canvas

Overall: 29 1/4 × 25 1/8 in. (74.3 × 63.8 cm)

Frame: 34 × 29 1/2 in. (86.4 × 74.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe Fund

P.962.9

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right: A. H. Maurer

Course History

ARTH 85, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Fall 2014

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Art Historical Theory and Method, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2014

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Art Historical Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Winter 2013

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

The Color of Modernism: The American Fauves, Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, New York, April 29-July 26, 1997, no. 54.

The Advent of Modernism: Post-Impressionism and Noth American Art, 1900-1918, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, March 5-May 11, 1986; Miami Center, Miami, Florida, June 22-August 10, 1986; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, October 30, 1986-January 5, 1987; Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, February 21-April 19, 1987.

Gertrude Stein: The American Connection, Sid Deutsch Gallery, New York, New York, November 3, 1990-October 27, 1991.

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

Curator's Choice: Dartmouth College Permanent Collection, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 19, 1976-January 16, 1977.

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

A Collector's Choice, William B. Jaffe Memorial Exhibition, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 27-November 26, 1972.

Publication History

William H. Gerdts, The Color of Modernism: The American Fauves, New York: Hollis Taggart Galleries, 1997, pp. 23-24, ill. p. 80, plate 42, p.149, no. 54.

Gail Stavitsky, Gertrude Stein: The American Connection, New York: Sid Deutsch Gallery, 1990, no. 31, page 40.

Provenance

Albert Loeb Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1962.

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

Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Contact Us

Subjects