Reaching for Coat Sleeve

Isabel Bishop, American, 1902 - 1988

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1943

Etching on wove paper

Plate: 5 7/8 × 4 in. (15 × 10.1 cm)

Sheet (Irreg.): 9 1/2 × 6 1/8 in. (24.2 × 15.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from the Estate of Russell Cowles, Class of 1909 and the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund

PR.984.35.3

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: To Dorothy and Charlie; signed, in graphite, lower right margin: Isabel Bishop; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: III Reaching for Coat Sleeve 1943 [not in artist's hand]; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 475

Course History

SART 27, SART 28, SART 74, Printmaking I, II, III, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2013

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2013

SART 27, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2012

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

The First Retrospective Exhibition held in American Museums of Paintings, Drawings, Etchings and Aquatints by Isabel Bishop, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona, 1974; Wichita State Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas, 1974; Baily Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1975; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, 1975.

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

A Space for Dialogue 49, Confronting Class, Four Depictions of Women in Mid-Twentieth-Century American Art, Marki Grimsley, Class of 2009, The Homma Family Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 5-April 26, 2009.

Publication History

Una Johnson, "Isabel Bishop Prints and Drawings 1925-1964", New York, New York: The Brooklyn Museum, 1964, no. 23.

Sheldon Reich, "The First Retrospective Exhibition held in American Museums of Paintings, Drawings, Etchings and Aquatints by Isabel Bishop", Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Museum of Art, 1974, no. 111.

Marki Grimsley, A Space for Dialogue 49, Confronting Class, Four Depictions of Women in Mid-Twentieth-Century American Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2009, ill. page 1.

Barbara MacAdam, "Picturing New York: Images of the City,1890-1955", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1992, no.13.

Provenance

The artist; given to Dorothy and Charles W. Locke; to the Estate of Charles W. Locke (1899-1983); sold to June 1 Gallery, Bethlehem, Connecticut; sold to present collection, 1984.

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