Christ Held by Half-Naked Men

(1940-1941)

Marsden Hartley, American, b. Lewiston, Maine, 1877–1943

Oil on fiberboard, 40 x 30 in. (101.4 x 76.3 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.2383

Provenance:
Estate of the artist (no. 19)
Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York, to 31 January 1959
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 31 January 1959-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection," 16 October 2014-24 April 2016, no cat.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. “Outliers and Vanguard American Art,” 28 January 2018-13 May 2018. Tour: HIGH MUSEUM OF ART, Atlanta, 24 June 2018-30 September 2018; LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, Los Angeles, 18 November 2018-18 March 2019.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Early American Modernism