Composition - Times Square (Composition de Broadway)

George L. K. Morris, American, 1905 - 1975

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1945

Oil on canvas

Overall: 30 1/4 × 25 1/4 in. (76.9 × 64.1 cm)

Frame: 36 1/2 × 31 3/4 in. (92.7 × 80.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Jay R. Wolf, Class of 1951

© Frelinghuysen Morris Foundation, Lenox Massachusetts

P.976.201

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, lower right: Morris; signed, dated, and inscribed on reverse: Top / George L. K. Morris / Composition--Times Square / 1945 / Composition de Broadway. Label on reverse from Downtown Gallery, New York #9

Course History

FILM 48, SART 17, The Map, Mary Flanagan, Summer 2013

ARTH 16.2, Picasso: The Vollard Suite, Michael R. Taylor, Fall 2013

THEA 90, Contemporary Practices in U.S. Theater, Laurie Cherba Kohn, Fall 2013

WRIT 5, The Waste Land, Before and After, Melissa Zeiger, Fall 2013

ANTH 50.33, Cartographic Encounters, Kenneth Bauer, Spring 2020

Exhibition History

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

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

American Viewpoints: Painting and Sculpture from the Hood Museum of Art, Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California, May 5-August 31, 2003.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 5-June 29, 2001.

Cubism and Its Aftershocks, Citrin Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-February 16, 2020.

Cubism and Its Legacy, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 17-December 20, 2013.

Picturing New York: Images of the City, 1890-1955, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-June 21, 1992.

Signspotting: Twentieth-Century Photographs, Prints, and Paintings from the Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 30-August 26, 2001.

Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 3-March 5, 1978.

Publication History

Barbara MacAdam, "Picturing New York: Images of the City,1890-1955", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1992, no.45.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 105, no. 80.

Provenance

Julius (Jay) Rosenthal Wolf (1929-1976), Class of 1951, New York, New York; bequeathed to present collection, 1976.

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