Portrait of George Luks


Robert Henri, American, b. Cincinnati, Ohio, 1865–1929

Oil on canvas, 31 7/8 X 26 IN. (80.9 X 66.0 CM.)

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

Accession Number: 66.2432

Estate of the artist (Violet Organ)
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, to 13 March 1962
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 13 March 1962-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
PRATT INSTITUTE, Brooklyn, NY. Exhibition of Landscapes and Portraits by Robert Henri, 18 december 1902-31 January 1903, no. 6.
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS, New York (organizer). "As Artists See Artists," October 1962-May 1963, no. 14. TOUR.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York (organizer). The Eight, 1964-1965. TOUR: QUINCY ART CENTER, Quincy, IL, 23 February-15 March 1964; COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART, Columbia, SC, 2-23 April 1964; MERCER UNIVERSITY, Macon, GA, 8-29 May; TENNESSEE FINE ARTS CENTER, Nashville, TN, 15 June-27 July; E.B. CROCKER ART GALLERY, Sacramento, CA, 6-27 September; CHARLES AND ERMA FRYE ART MUSEUM, Seattle, WA, 18 October-8 November; UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, Minneapolis, MN, 23 November-20 December; CENTENNIAL ART MUSEUM, Corpus Christi, TX, 6-27 January 1965; THEODORE LYMAN WRIGHT ART CENTER, Beloit College, Beloit, WI, 11 February-3 March; STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, Oswego, NY, 7-28 April; ROBERSON MEMORIAL CENTER, Binghamton, NY, 9-30 May.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "'The Eight' and the Independent Tradition in American Art," 13 January-15 May 1983, no.2. TOUR: TERRA MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Evanston, IL, retitled Early Rebels in American Art (The Eight), 1 April-8 May 1983.

Published References:
HENRI, ROBERT. Unpublished record book, 99-A-2.
PETER JULEY COLLECTION, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., photograph.
ZILCZER, JUDITH K. "The Eight on Tour, 1908-1909," The American Art Journal, no. 3 (Summer 1984) p. 22, fig. 2.
PERLMAN, BENNARD B. Robert Henri: His Life and Art (New York: Dover Publications, 1991) p. 150.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, American Realism (Ashcan School)