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Jack Levine, American, b. Boston, Massachusetts, 1915—2010

Oil on canvas, 48 x 39 1/8 in. (121.9 x 99.2 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.3062

Alan Gallery, New York, to 10 September 1956
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 10 September 1956-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
ALAN GALLERY, New York. Jack Levine, 7-25 May 1957, no. 2.
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, Salt Lake City. Nine American Painters, 1-23 March 1958, ill.
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York. The Museum and Its Friends, 30 April-15 June 1958, no. 101.
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York (SITES, organizer). Fulbright Painters, 16 September-5 October 1958, p. 32, sec. A. TOUR: AKRON ART INSTITUTE, 19 October-9 November; DELAWARE ART CENTER, Wilmington, 20 November-28 December; J.B. SPEED ART MUSEUM, Louisville, 11 January-15 February 1959; ATLANTA PUBLIC LIBRARY, 1-22 March; ROSICRUCIAN EGYPTIAN ORIENTAL MUSEUM, San Jose, 5-26 April; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ART CENTER, 10-31 May; SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART, 14 June-16 August; DENVER ART MUSEUM, 1-30 September; UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN MUSEUM OF ART, Ann Arbor, 15 October-15 November; LAMONT ART GALLERY, Exeter, New Hampshire, 29 November-27 December.
PALACIO DE BELLAS ARTES, Mexico City (American Federation of Arts, organizer). Segunda Bienal Interamericana de Mexico, 5 September-5 November 1960, no. 20.
BERKSHIRE MUSEUM, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Paintings by Jack Levine, 2-31 July 1963, no. 8.
MUSEUM OF ART OF OGUNQUIT, Maine. Paintings by Jack Levine, 4 July-10 September 1964, no. 18.
INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Boston. Boston Expressionism: Hyman Bloom, Jack Levine, Karl Zerbe, 9 January-25 February 1979, p. 23, ill. p. 16.
FRIST CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Nashville. "Paint Made Flesh," 23 January-10 May 2009, ill. p. 78. TOUR: PHILLIPS COLLECTION, Washington, DC, 20 June-13 September; MEMORIAL ART GALLERY, Rochester, New York, 23 October-3 January 2010.

Published References:
COATES, ROBERT M. "The Art Galleries: Male and Female," New Yorker 33 (18 May 1957), pp. 129-130.
SAWIN, MARTICIA. "In the Galleries: Jack Levine," Arts 31 (June 1957), p. 53, ill.
BARRY, JACKSON G. "Gallery Previews in New York," Pictures on Exhibit 20 (June 1957), p. 12.
GETLEIN, FRANK. Jack Levine (New York: Abrams, 1966), plate 90.
LERNER, ABRAM et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), fig. 574, pp. 339, 658.
GERDTS, WILLIAM H. The Great American Nude: A History in Art (New York: Praeger Publishers, 1974), p. 188, ill. p. 193.
FRANKEL, STEPHEN ROBERT, ed. et al. Jack Levine (New York: Rizzoli, 1989), p. 80, ill.

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