Infinity

Aaron Bohrod, American, 1907 - 1992

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1955

Oil on gessoed Masonite

Overall: 5 7/16 × 8 15/16 in. (13.8 × 22.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Lawrence Richmond, Class of 1930

P.978.168

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right [on trompe-l'oeil slip of paper]: A. Bohrod; gummed label on reverse of frame: "INFINITY" / OIL ON... / Aa.. / $400.00 [right half of label covered by AAA label]; gummed label on frame reverse [over right side of other label] printed, with typed catalogue data: FROM THE GALLERIES OF / ASSOCIATED AMERICAN ARTISTS / 711 FIFTH AVENUE NEW YORK 22, N.Y./ ARTIST Aaron Bohrod / TITLE Infinity / Medium oil / Price $400 / NO P8447 / REPRODUCTION RIGHTS FOR THIS PAINTING / ARE RESERVED BY THE ARTIST

Course History

SART 25, Painting I, Tom Ferrara, Spring 2014

SART 25, Painting I, Tom Ferrara, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 11-December 12, 1999.

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

A Space for Dialogue 18, Timepieces: Perceptions of Natural and Manmade Time, Lisa Volpe, Class of 2004, Curatorial Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-April 25, 2004.

Publication History

Marcia Groszek, "Forever and Forever: Farewell by George Tooker." In D.I. Wallace, Editor, Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1999, pp.40-47, ill. p. 42, listed p. 62, Cat. no. 11.

Lisa Volpe, A Space for Dialogue 18, Timepieces: Perceptions of Natural and Manmade Time, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2004, ill. p. 3.

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.282.

Aaron Bohrod, A Decade of Still Life, The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1966, p. 77.

Provenance

The artist; [Associated American Artists]; Lawrence Stanton Richmond (Class of 1930, 1909-1978); bequeathed to present collection, 1978.

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