The Vermonter (If Life Were Life There Would Be No Death)

Ivan Albright, American, 1897 - 1983

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1966-1977

Oil on Masonite

Sight: 34 1/4 × 26 1/2 in. (87 × 67.3 cm)

Frame: 45 × 37 3/16 × 4 in. (114.3 × 94.4 × 10.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Josephine Patterson Albright, Class of 1978HW

P.985.31

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, l.r.: Ivan Albright 1966-77/ Signed, dated, and inscribed, in ink, on reverse: Ivan Albright Date/1966-77/The Vermonter; started July 6 19--[effaced]/drawing/ 1 st drawing Oct 1, 1965; Attwood/ 1.50 pr hr / poses 2 hr / 10 - 12

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 109, Nothing Gold Can Stay, Amy Zarestky, Class of 2023, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 29 October - 23 December 2022

Art in Chicago: Resisting Regionalism, Transforming Modernism, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 4-April 2, 2006.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 13-Septmeber 28, 1999.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 6, 1993-March 21, 1994.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-December 6, 1998.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 3, 1992-April 27, 1993.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 25, 2004-April 3, 2005.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29-December 19, 1996.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22, 2000-March 11, 2001.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 3-October 10, 1994.

Introduction to the History of Art II, 1500 to present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 24-March 14, 2004.

Ivan Albright: Magic Realist, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, February 20-May 11, 1997; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, June 9-September 7, 1997.

Ivan Albright: The Late Self-Protraits, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 24-June 20, 1986.

Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 14-October 27, 1996.

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.

Paint Made Flesh, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennesee, January 23-May 10, 2009.

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.

Supernatural America: The Paranormal in American Art, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, June 12-September 5, 2021, The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, October 7, 2021-January 2, 2022, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 19-May 15, 2022.

The Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, April 11, 2016-May 19, 2019.

Publication History

Robert Silberman, "Exhibition Review: Chicago and New York, Ivan Albright," The Burlington Magazine, vol. 139, no. 1134 (September 1997), p. 656.

Michael Duncan, "The Way of All Flesh," Art in America, vol. 85, no. 7 (July 1997), pp. 87-88.

Susan R. Rossen, editor, Courtney Graham Donnell, organizer, Ivan Albright, Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1997, ill. p. 149, Catalogue number 60, detail, p. 151

Phylis Floyd, The Ivan Albright Collection, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1987, listed, p.13, no.39.

Phylis Floyd, Ivan Albright: The Late Self-Portraits, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1986, no.28, ill. p.66.

Robert Cozzolino, Art in Chicago: Resisting Regionalism, Transforming Modernism, Philadelphia, PA: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2007, ill. p. 53, cat. no. 53.

Mark W. Scala, ed., Paint Made Flesh, Nashville, Tennessee: Vanderbilt University Press, 2009, ill. p. 79, cat. no. 79.

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.59, no.35.

Mark W Scala, Paint Made Flesh, Nashville, Tennessee, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Vanderbilt University Press, 2009, 124 pp., ill. p. 129.

Sarah Montross, ed. Visionary New England, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press in association with DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, 2020, p. 11, fig. 1.3.

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