Enchanted Forest


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

Watercolor and pencil on paper mounted on paperboard and wood, SHEET: 15 1/16 x 11 in. (38.3 x 27.9 cm) IMAGE: 13 11/16 x 10 1/8 in. (34.7 x 25.7cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Accession Number: 72.291

The Artist
Sternberg, to 24 October 1951 (sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot. 48)
J. Leff, 24 October 1951-17 December 1969 (sale 2962, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot. 61, ill. p. 77)
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 17 December 1969-6 March 1972
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Exhibition History:
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION TRAVELLING EXHIBITION SERVICE, Washington, D.C. (organizer). "Aspects of Color: Works on Paper from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1983-1985," unpublished checklist no. 26. TOUR: MUHLENBERG COLLEGE CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 28 May-3 July 1983; CHRYSLER MUSEUM, Norfolk, Virginia, 17 September-23 October; MUSEUM OF THE SOUTHWEST, Midland, Texas, 12 November-12 February 1984; NEWCOMB COLLEGE, TULANE UNIVERSITY, New Orleans, Louisiana, 3 March-8 April; TELFAIR ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, Savannah, Georgia, 28 April-3 June; MONTERREY PENINSULA MUSEUM OF ART, Monterrey, California, 23 June-29 July; LAGUNA BEACH MUSEUM OF ART, California, 18 August-23 September; LOWE ART MUSEUM, Coral Gables, Florida, 13 October-18 November; LAUREN ROGERS LIBRARY AND MUSEUM OF ART, Laurel, Mississippi, 8 December 1984-13 January 1985; OKLAHOMA MUSEUM OF ART, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2 February-9 March; ALEXANDRIA MUSEUM, Alexandria, Louisiana, 29 March-4 May.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (American)

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