Robert Henri, American, b. Cincinnati, Ohio, 1865–1929
Estate of Mrs. Robert Henri
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, to 2 June 1959
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 2 June 1959-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 17 May 1966
Exhibition History
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, New York. "The Work of Robert Henri," 9 March-19 April 1931, cat. no. 38.
GRAND CENTRAL ART GALLERIES, New York. "Guest Exhibition: Robert Henri Today," 9-28 January 1939, no. 31.
HIRSCHL & ADLER GALLERIES, New York. "Robert Henri," 3-28 February 1958, cat. no. 21.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "'The Eight' and the Independent Tradition in American Art," 13 January-15 May 1983. TOUR: TERRA MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Evanston, Illinois, retitled "Early Rebels in American Art (The Eight)," 1 April-8 May 1983, no. 1.
DELAWARE ART MUSEUM, Wilmington. "Robert Henri, Painter," 4 May-24 June 1984, no. 60. TOUR: PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM, State Park, 1 July-9 September; CINCINNATI ART MUSEUM, 5 October-2 December; PHOENIX ART MUSEUM, 6 January-17 February 1985; CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC, 19 April-9 June.
ORLANDO MUSEUM OF ART. "My People: The Portraits of Robert Henri," 22 October 1994-8 January 1995, no. 20. TOUR: MUSEUM OF ART, Fort Lauderdale, 5 February-2 April; COLUMBUS MUSEUM, Columbus, Georgia, 30 April-25 June.
BRUCE MUSEUM OF ARTS AND SCIENCE, Greenwich, Connecticut. "Painterly Controversy: William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri," 27 January-29 April 2007.
Published References
HENRI, ROBERT. Unpublished Record Book, 184.
UNSIGNED. "Robert Henri, An Apostle of Artistic Individuality," Current Literature, vol. 52 (April 1912), p. 465, ill.
GRAFLY, DOROTHY. "Robert Henri," American Magazine of Art XXII (June 1931), pp. 439 and 443, ill.
PERLMAN, BENNARD B. Robert Henri: His Life and Art (New York: Dover Publications, 1991), p. 150.
ANTLIFF, ALLAN. Anarchist Modernism: Art, Politics, and the First American Avant-Garde (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2001), p. 18.
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Data Source
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Accession Number
Oil on canvas
24 1/2 x 20 in. (62 x 50.8 cm)