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Self-Portrait II

Artist:
Horace Pippin (American, West Chester, Pennsylvania 1888–1946 West Chester, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1944
Medium:
Oil on canvas, adhered to cardboard
Dimensions:
8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (21.6 x 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Jane Kendall Gingrich, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.55.7
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): H. PiPPiN.
Jane Hamilton, later Jane Kendall Gingrich, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., New York, and New Jersey (by 1947–d. 1981; her bequest to MMA)

Philadelphia. Art Alliance. "Horace Pippin Memorial Exhibition," April 8–May 4, 1947, no. 40 (as "Self Portrait," lent by Mrs. Jane Hamilton, Washington).

Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. "I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin," January 21–April 17, 1994, unnumbered cat. (fig. 99; as "Self-Portrait [II]").

Art Institute of Chicago. "I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin," April 30–July 10, 1994, unnumbered cat.

Cincinnati Art Museum. "I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin," July 28–October 9, 1994, unnumbered cat.

Baltimore Museum of Art. "I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin," October 26, 1994–January 1, 1995, unnumbered cat.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin," February 1–April 30, 1995, unnumbered cat.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Direct Eye: Self–Taught Artists and Their Influence on Twentieth Century Art," June 19–October 18, 1998, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Looking At You," January 26–September 30, 2001, no catalogue (on view until August 29, 2001).

Orlando, Fla. Mennello Museum of American Art. "American Folk Art Masters," September 21, 2001–January 6, 2002.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "African-American Artists, 1929–1945: Prints, Drawings, and Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 15–May 4, 2003, extended to July 6, 2003, no. 6.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "XS," December 6, 2011–April 15, 2012, no catalogue.

Chadds Ford, Penn. Brandywine River Museum. "Horace Pippin: The Way I See It," April 25–July 19, 2015, no. 27 (as "Self-Portrait [II]").

Selden Rodman. Horace Pippin: A Negro Painter in America. New York, 1947, p. 85, no. 71, as "Self-Portrait II".

Lynda Roscoe Hartigan in Judith E. Stein. I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin. Exh. cat., Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. New York, 1993, pp. 105–6, fig. 99 (color).

Anne Monahan in Judith E. Stein. I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin. Exh. cat., Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. New York, 1993, p. 201.

Kerry James Marshall in Horace Pippin: The Way I See It. Ed. Audrey Lewis. Exh. cat., Brandywine River Museum. Chadds Ford, Penn., 2015, pp. 1, 167, colorpl. 27.

Audrey Lewis in Horace Pippin: The Way I See It. Ed. Audrey Lewis. Exh. cat., Brandywine River Museum. Chadds Ford, Penn., 2015, pp. 80, 87 n. 32.



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