John Butler Yeats

(1909)

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

Oil on canvas, 32 1/4 X 26 3/8 IN. (81.8 X 66.9 CM.)

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

Accession Number: 66.2436

Provenance:
Estate of the artist
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, to 2 June 1959
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 2 June 1959 to 17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 17 May 1966

Exhibition History:
HIRSCHL & ADLER GALLERIES, New York. Robert Henri: 50 Paintings, 3-28 February 1958, no. 23.
HIRSCHL & ADLER GALLERIES, New York. The Portrait in American Art, 13 April-9 May 1959, no. 36.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Eight" and the Independent Tradition in American Art, 13 January-15 May 1983, no. 6. TOUR: TERRA MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Evanston, IL, retitled Early Rebels in American Art (The Eight), 1 April-8 May 1983, no. 5.
Office exhibition, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Washington, DC, 19 December 1988-19 December 1989.
MINT MUSEUM OF ART, Charlotte, NC. "From New York to Corrymore: Robert Henri and Ireland," 7 May-7 August 2011. TOUR: GEORGIA O'KEEFFE MUSEUM, 23 September 2011-15 January 2012; THE HYDE COLLECTION, 5 February-1 May 2012.

Published References:
HENRI, ROBERT. Unpublished Record Book F, page 60. Courtesy of Mrs. John C. LeClair, Glen Gardner, NJ.
PORTER, FAIRFIELD. "Reviews and Previews: Robert Henri," ArtNews 56 (February 1958) p. 12.
HOMER, WILLIAM INNES. Robert Henri and His Circle (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, 1969) p. 205.
LERNER, ABRAM et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974) p. 701, ill. no. 226.
DORSEY, JOHN. "America's rebel 'Eight' insisted on individuality," The Baltimore Sun (24 January 1983).
PERLMAN, BENNARD B. Robert Henri: His Life and Art (New York: Dover Pubications Inc., 1991) p. 150.
PERLMAN, BENNARD B. ed. Revolutionaries of Realism: The Letters of John Sloan and Robert Henri (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997) fig. 70, p. 204.

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