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: 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

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

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, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2012

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

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

Exhibition History

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.

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

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.

Publication History

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

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.

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

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.

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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