The Mammon Altarpiece

William Christopher, American, 1924 - 1973

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1963

Oil on board

Frame: 45 1/16 × 84 7/16 in. (114.5 × 214.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Tatiana de Fidler in memory of her mother, Marie Morosoff de Fidler

P.966.126

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, all three panels, lower center: Christopher. Not dated. Reverse of left and right panels are backed with gilt. Written on reverse of center panel in black paint: "The Mannon Altarpiece" Christopher / 1963.

Course History

SART 25, SART 31, Painting I, II, Summer 2013

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, III, Summer 2013

Exhibition History

William Christopher, Paintings, Collages, Drawings, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Museum and Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 5-28, 1965.

National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, New York, April 15-June 30, 1969.

Publication History

Robert Cozzolino, Marshall N. Price and M. Melissa Wolfe, George Tooker: A Retrospective, Ohio: Columbus Museum of Art and Merrell Publishers, 2008, ill. p. 179, fig. 16

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.212, no.285.

Provenance

Count Georges d'Ismailoff, Paris, France; Tatiana de Fidler, Washington, D.C.; given to present collection, 1966.

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