Maude Stettiner


Pavel Tchelitchew, American, b. Kaluga, Russia, 1898–1957

Oil on canvas, 51 1/8 x 35 1/8 in. (129.6 x 89.2 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.4889

The artist
Francois Reichenbach, Paris and Geneva
M. Knoedler, New York, to 19 April 1957
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 19 April 1957-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS, New York (organizer). "Paintings from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation Collection: A View of the Protean Century," no. 67, ill. p. 15. 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, Kentucky, 13 June-10 July; THE MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS, 30 July-25 August; SAETTLE ART MUSEUM, 11 September-8 October; SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF ART, 26 October-23 November; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER, Colorado, 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, Georgia, 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, New York, 8 February-5 April.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
MUSEUM LUDWIG, Cologne, Germany. "Europe/America: The History of an Artistic Fascination Since 1940," 6 September-30 November 1986, Cat. 155, ill. p. 48.
NASSAU COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, Roslyn, New York. "Changing Faces," 21 September 1997-4 January 1998, fig. 62, p. 79, p. 103.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. "Le Musee des Beaux-Arts de Montreal a en montre la collection Hirshhorn," Granby La Voix de L'Est, Granby, Quebec (Daily Cir. 12,130) (19 September 1964).
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), no. 487, ill. p. 347.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (American)