Morning

(1940)

Arthur G. Dove, American, b. Canandaigua, New York, 1880–1946

Oil and wax emulsion on canvas, 12 × 18 in. (30.5 × 45.7 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.1411

Provenance:
Downtown Gallery, New York
Alan Gallery, New York, to 30 January 1958
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 30 January 1958-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
AN AMERICAN PLACE, New York. "Arthur G. Dove: Exhibition of New Oils and Watercolors," 30 March-14 May 1940, no. 11.
AN AMERICAN PLACE, New York. "Four Americans: Arthur G. Dove, John Marin, Georgia O'Keeffe, Alfred Stieglitz," 17 October-27 November 1941, no. 2.
BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM OF ART, Alabama. "The Expressionist Landscape: North American Modernist Painting, 1920-1947," 11 September-4 November 1987, no. 48, fig. 85, p. 138. TOUR: IBM GALLERY OF SCIENCE AND ART, New York, 24 November-30 January 1988; EVERSON MUSEUM OF ART, Syracuse, 14 February-27 March; AKRON ART MUSEUM, 9 April-5 June; VANCOUVER ART GALLERY, 30 June-21 August.
MONTCLAIR ART MUSEUM, New Jersey. "Waxing Poetic: Encaustic Art in America," 23 May-15 August 1999, cat. Tour: KNOXVILLE MUSEUM OF ART, 24 September-9 January 2000.

Published References:
MORGAN, ANN LEE. "Toward the Definition of Early Modernism in America: A Study of Arthur Dove," unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Iowa, July 1973, no. 40.10.
MORGAN, ANN LEE. Arthur Dove: Life and Work, with a Catalogue Raisonné (Newark: University of Delaware Press/London and Toronto: Associated University Presses, 1984), no. 40.10; ill. p. 265.
GOMEZ, EDWARD M. "Improvised Images in Molten Wax, as Fluid as Jazz," New York Times (16 May 1999), p. AR31.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Early American Modernism