Persepolis, Iran

Ivan Albright, American, 1897 - 1983

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1967

Watercolor and brush and ink on lightweight cardstock

Sheet: 15 1/8 × 19 7/8 in. (38.4 × 50.5 cm)

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

W.986.56.32

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower left: 1967 Albright; inscribed, lower center: Persepolis; inscribed, lower right: Iran; inscribed, in ink, on verso: Persepolis, Iran

Exhibition History

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

Ivan Albright as Draftsmen and Printmaker, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 49, November 21, 1987-January 17, 1988; Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, February 1-May 15, 1989.

Publication History

Phylis Floyd, The Ivan Albright Collection, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1987, no.49.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 220, 275, ill. p. 221, no. 79.

Provenance

The artist; bequeathed to his wife, Josephine Medill Patterson Albright (1913-1996), Woodstock, Vermont, 1983; given to present collection, 1986.

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