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Lorser Feitelson, American, b. Savannah, Georgia, 1898–1978
The artist, Los Angeles, 1918-1967
Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, to 7 May 1967
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 7 May 1967-31 August 1981
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Exhibition History
PAUL RIVAS GALLERY, Los Angeles. "Anna Mahler/Lorser Feitelson," 8 June-3 July 1959, no. 10.
PHOENIX ART MUSEUM. "Of Time and the Image," June-July 1964, ill.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO ART MUSEUM, Albuquerque. "Cubism: Its Impact in the USA, 1910-1930," 10 February-19 March 1967, no 28, ill. p. 31. Tou: MARION KOOGLER MCNAY ART INSTITUTE, San Antonio, 9 April-7 May; SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 17 May-25 June; LOS ANGELES MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY, 1-27 August 1967.
SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART. "Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg: A Retrospective Exhibition," 2 October-16 November 1980, no. 1, ill. p. 8. Tour: FREDERICK S. WIGHT ART GALLERY, University of California, Los Angeles, 17 March-3 May 1981.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Selections from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest," 7 August-16 November 1986, unpublished checklist, no. 36.
Published References
ARCHIVES OF AMERICAN ART, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Lorser Feitelson Papers, microfilm roll no. 1104, frames 113-119.
LANSGER, JULES. "Permanence and Change in the Art of Lorser Feitelson," Art International 7, no. 7 (25 September 1963), p. 73, ill.
SMITH, ANN T. "They Came...They Saw...They Were Won," Los Angeles Herald-Examiner (3 August 1967), p. D-8, ill.
UNSIGNED. "Art Gallery Associates Host Preview of Cubism Works," Los Angeles Times (3 August 1967), p. 8, ill.
YOUNG, JOSEPH E. "Lorser Feitelson and Los Angeles Modernism," Art Week 3, no. 35 (21 October 1972), p. 9, ill.
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Credit Line
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Data Source
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Accession Number
Oil and charcoal on paperboard
19 7/16 × 14 1/4 in. (49.4 × 35.8 cm)