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Vista at the Edge of the Sea

Artist:
Leon Kelly (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1901–1982 Long Beach Island, New Jersey)
Date:
1940
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
51 x 80 in. (129.5 x 203.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.190
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (upper right): Leon Kelly; (verso): Leon Kelly
[Washburn Gallery, New York, until 1981; sold to MMA]

New York. Washburn Gallery. "Leon Kelly," February 3–28, 1981, unnum. brochure (cover).

Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art. "Landscape Painting in the East and West," April 19–June 1, 1986, no. 42.

Kobe City Museum. "Landscape Painting in the East and West," June 7–July 13, 1986, no. 42.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "American Landscape Painting," April–August 13, 1989, no catalogue.

Tulsa, Okla. Philbrook Museum of Art. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 14–June 9, 1991, no. 31.

Miami. Center for the Fine Arts. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," June 29–August 24, 1991, no. 31.

Omaha. Joslyn Art Museum. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 14–November 10, 1991, no. 31.

Tampa Museum of Art. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," December 14, 1991–February 8, 1992, no. 31.

Greenville, S. C. Greenville County Museum of Art. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 17–May 10, 1992, no. 31.

Madison, Wisc. Madison Art Center. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," June 6–August 2, 1992, no. 31.

Grand Rapids, Mich. Grand Rapids Art Museum. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 11–November 8, 1992, no. 31.

Lisa M. Messinger. "Twentieth Century Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1981–1982. New York, [1982], pp. 56–57, ill. (color), dates it about 1940.

Eugene Victor Thaw. "The Abstract Expressionists." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 44 (Winter 1986–87), p. 19, fig. 13.



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