Fauve Portrait (The Clowness)
Alfred Henry Maurer, American, 1868 - 1932
or possibly Hilda Ward, American, 1878 - 1950
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: Purchased through the Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe Fund
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Signed, lower right: A. H. Maurer
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
ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Art Historical Theory and Method, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2014
ARTH 85, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Fall 2014
A Collector's Choice, William B. Jaffe Memorial Exhibition, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 27-November 26, 1972.
American Paintings from the Dartmouth Collection, 1910-1960, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 17-April 12, 1998.
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.
Director's Choice, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-July 10, 1966.
Gertrude Stein: The American Connection, Sid Deutsch Gallery, New York, New York, November 3, 1990-October 27, 1991.
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.
The Color of Modernism: The American Fauves, Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, New York, April 29-July 26, 1997, no. 54.
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.
Albert Loeb Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1962.
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