Two Women on a Veranda


Edvard Munch, Norwegian, b. Ådalsbruk, 1863–1944

Oil on canvas, 35 1/2 x 27 in. (90.2 x 68.4 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.3700

Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin, 1931
Ragnar Moltzau, Oslo
[Erling Haghfelt Kunsthandel, Copenhagen, by 27 October 1954]
[Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mannheim, London, co-owners with Haghfelt and Marlborough, by 1959]
Marlborough Fine Arts, London, [by 1959] to 5 September 1961
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 5 September 1961-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
GALERIE ALFRED FLECHTHEIM, Berlin. "Edvard Munch," 18 April-12 May 1931, no. 12.
MARLBOROUGH FINE ART, London. "XIX and XX Century European Masters," Summer 1959, no. 54, ill. p. 57.
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS, New York (organizer). "Paintings from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation Collection: A View of the Protean Century," no. 86. TOUR: M. KNOEDLER & CO., New York, 31 October-24 November 1962; CURRIER GALLERY OF ART, Manchester, New Hampshire, 16 December-12 January 1963; CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, Pittsburgh, 30 January-26 February; EVANSVILLE MUSEUM OF ARTS AND SCIENCE, Indiana, 16 March-12 April; MUNSON-WILLIAMS-PROCTOR INSTITUTE, Utica, New York, 30 April-27 May; J.B. SPEED ART MUSEUM, Louisville, 13 June-10 July; MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS, 30 July-25 August, SEATTLE ART MUSEUM, 11 September-8 October; SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF ART, 26 October-23 November; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER, 11 December-7 January 1964; DALLAS MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 26 January-23 February; OKLAHOMA ART CENTER, Oklahoma City, 12 March-8 April; BROOKS MEMORIAL ART GALLERY, Memphis, 25 April-23 May; ATLANTA ART ASSOCIATION, 10 June-7 July; SAGINAW ART MUSEUM, Michigan, 25 July-22 August; MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 8 September-6 October; ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM, Pennsylvania, 24 October-21 November; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Boston, 9 December-10 January 1965; BROOKLYN MUSEUM, 8 February-5 April.
MARLBOROUGH-GERSON GALLERY, New York. "International Expressionism," Part I, April-May 1968, no. 43, ill.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. Art News Annual XXVIII, 57/7 (November 1958), p. 14, ill. (advertisement for "XIX and XX Century European Masters," at Marlborough Fine Art, London).
EGGUM, ARNE. Edvard Munch og hans modeller 1912-1943 (Oslo: Munch-Museet, 1988), no. 346, ill. p. 144.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Symbolism