Topography With a Nest of Stones (Topographie au nid de pierres)

Jean Dubuffet, French, 1901 - 1985

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1958

Oil and collage on canvas

Overall: 38 1/2 x 60 in. (97.8 x 152.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Joachim Jean Aberbach

P.975.99

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower right: J. Dubuffet 58; signed, dated, and inscribed, on reverse: Topograpie au nid / de pierres / decembre 58 / J. Dubuffet. Labels on reverse from Delamare & Cie., Paris; Artes, Vavin; Kestner-Gesselschat #81. Inscribed on stretcher: noire.

Course History

SART 15, Drawing I, Jerry Auten, Summer 2014

SART 25, Painting I, Tom Ferrara, Spring 2014

SART 25, Painting I, Tom Ferrara, Fall 2013

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

WRIT 5, The View from the Balcony: Learning How You Learn, Prudence Merton, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 62, Aerial Perspectives, Grounded in an Infinite Landscape, Natalia Wrobel, Class of 2011, Class of 1954 Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 29-Feburary 28, 2011.

Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 26,2009-March 15, 2010.

A Space for Dialogue 3, Allison J. Evans, Class of 2002, Curatorial Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-March 3, 2002.

Basis for Design: Visual Problem Solving, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Studio Art 10, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-April 26, 1998.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 1-November 27, 1996.

Jean Dubuffet 1943-1963: Paintings, Sculptures, Assemblages, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Wasington D.C., June 17-September 12, 1993.

Art Since 1945: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 19, 1992-March 14, 1993.

Second Stage of Modernism: Art from 1945 to the present, William B. Jaffe, Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall, Churchill P. Lathrop, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 6-August 16, 1987.

In Quest for Excellence, Center for Fine Arts, Miami, Florida, January 14-April 22, 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.

Acquisitions 1974-1978, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 8, 1978-January 21, 1979.

Selections: Contemporary Art, Jaffe-Friede, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 1975-January 11, 1976.

Contemporary Art from the College Collection, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 24-March 2, 1975.

Publication History

Reproduced in CATALOGUE DES TRAVAUX DE JEAN DUBUFFET by Max Loreau, vol. 14, #88.

Natalia Wrobel, A Space for Dialogue 62, Aerial Perspectives, Grounded in an Infinite Landscape, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2011, p. 1, ill.

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.137, no.108.

James T. Demetrion, Susan J. Cooke, Jean Planque and Peter Schjeldahl, Jean Dubuffet 1943-1963: Paintings, Sculptures, Assemblages, Washington, D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with the Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993, ill. p. 120.

Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1985

Provenance

Joachim Jean Aberbach (1910-1992), Old Westbury, New York; given to present collection, 1975.

Old Number

EL.P.974.376

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