Night I (Sleepers (Night)

George Tooker, American, 1920 - 2011

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1963

Egg tempera on gessoed panel

Overall: 16 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. (41.3 x 48.9 cm)

Frame: 22 1/8 x 25 1/8 in. (56.2 x 63.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Louise W. Schmidt

P.996.14.2

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right corner: Tooker; inscribed, on stretcher, on reverse, in marker, at top: TOOKER, G. "SLEEPERS' (NIGHT), 1963 16 1/4 x 19 1/4 DW#1 (2108) OSXX. Two labels: Kennedy Galleries, Inc. and The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor.

Course History

SART 31, Painting II, Enrico Riley, Winter 2015

SART 25, Painting I, Enrico Riley, Fall 2014

Exhibition History

George Tooker, Recipient of the 2007 National Medal of Arts, Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 18-June 19, 2008.

In Memoriam, George Tooker, 1920-2011, Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 16, 2011.2011

George Tooker: Paintings 1947-1973, The California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California, July 13-September 2, 1974; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, September 7-October 20, 1974; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, December 5, 1974-January 5, 1975; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, January 28-March 16, 1975, no. 20.

George Tooker, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 5-September 5, 1967.

Publication History

Thomas H. Garver, George Tooker, New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., pp. 88-89, 135-136, ill.

Thomas H. Garver, George Tooker, Petaluma, California: Pomegranate Artbooks, 1992, ill. p.92

Thomas H. Garver, George Tooker: Paintings 1947-1973, San Francisco, California: The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, 1974, ill. no. 20.

Provenance

Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York; sold to Louise W. Schmidt (1909-1995), 1967; given to present collection, 1996.

Catalogue Raisonne

T. Garver, George Tooker, New York, 1985, p. 88.

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