In the Library

Frederick Carl Frieseke, American, 1874 - 1939

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about 1917

Oil on canvas

Overall: 28 15/16 × 36 1/2 in. (73.5 × 92.7 cm)

Frame: 34 5/8 × 41 7/8 in. (87.9 × 106.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Charles H. Hood II, Class of 1951

P.991.56

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right: F.C. Frieseke; Gallery label on frame reverse: No. 7978 / Artist F. C. Frieseke [in ink] / Address 162 [in graphite, later addition?] Phone _____ / Title In the Library [in ink] Price 500 [in graphite] Size 29 x 36" [in ink] / GRAND CENTRAL ART GALLERIES / 15 Vanderbilt Ave. New York, N.Y.

Course History

ARTH 85, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Fall 2015

Exhibition History

Special Exhibition of Paintings by Frederick C. Frieseke, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., March 4-30, 1924.

Probably; 23rd Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, April 21-June 17, 1929.

Picturing Gentility: Portraits of Women in American Art, The Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, New York, September 24-November 19, 2000.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 21, 1992-March 10, 1996.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 16-September 12, 1999.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 7, 2010.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 24, 2001-May 8, 2007.

Exhibition of Paintings by Frederick Carl Frieseke, Maurice Fromkes, Hayley Lever & Jonas Lie, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, December 11-January 3, 1921.

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.

Publication History

Nicholas Kilmer, Virginia M. Mecklenburg, David Sellin, H. Barbara Weinberg, Frederick Carl Frieseke: The Evolution of an American Impressionist, Savannah: Telfair Museum of Art with Princeton University Press, 2001, pp. 100-101, ill., p. 100.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 81, no. 57.

Provenance

The artist [possibly with Macbeth Gallery, New York]; Grand Central Art Galleries, New York; sold to Katherine W. (1862-1935) and Charles H. Hood (1860-1937), 1929; Harvey P. Hood (1897-1978), 1937; to Charles H. Hood II (1929-2016), 1968; given to present collection, 1991.

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