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The Amazon

Artist:
Marie Laurencin (French, Paris 1883–1956 Paris)
Date:
1923
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 1/4 x 25 5/8 in. (92.1 x 65.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Scofield Thayer, 1982
Accession Number:
1984.433.13
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): Marie Laurencin / 1923
[Paul Rosenberg, Paris, 1923; no. 768; sold on July 12, 1923, with "The Visit," for Fr 25,000 to Thayer]; Scofield Thayer, New York (1923–d. 1982; on extended loan to the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Mass., as part of the Dial Collection, 1931–82; his bequest to MMA)

New York. Montross Gallery. "Original Paintings, Drawings, and Engravings being Exhibited with the Dial Folio 'Living Art'," January 26–February 14, 1924, unnum. checklist (as "L'Amazone").

Worcester Art Museum. "Exhibition of the Dial Collection of Paintings, Engravings, and Drawings by Contemporary Artists," March 5–30, 1924, no. 13 (as "L'Amazone").

Northampton, Mass. Hillyer Art Gallery, Smith College. "The Dial Collection," Spring 1924, no catalogue.

Worcester Art Museum. "The Dial and the Dial Collection," April 30–September 8, 1959, no. 46.

Worcester Art Museum. "The Dial Revisited," June 29–August 22, 1971, no catalogue.

Worcester Art Museum. "'The Dial': Arts and Letters in the 1920s," March 7–May 10, 1981, no. 70 (as "The Horsewoman").

"Originals of the Dial Folio of Living Art at Montross." Brooklyn Daily Eagle (February 3, 1924), p. 26.

Dial 81 (July 1926), ill. opp. p. 1 (color), as "L'Amazone".

Tai Kanbara. Marie Laurencin. Tokyo, 1927, no. 15, ill.

Louisa Dresser in The Dial and the Dial Collection. Exh. cat., Worcester Art Museum. Worcester, Mass., 1959, pp. 72–73, no. 46.

Daniel Marchesseau. Marie Laurencin, 1883–1956: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint. Vol. 1, Nagano, 1986, p. 135, no. 236, ill., calls it "Amazone".

Daniel Marchesseau. Marie Laurencin: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre. Vol. 2, Peintures, Céramiques, Oeuvres sur papier. [Nagano], 1999, p. 119, no. 236.

Elizabeth Louise Kahn. Marie Laurencin: "Une Femme Inadaptée" in Feminist Histories of Art. Burlington, Vt., 2003, p. 133.

Kristina Wilson. "Fearing a 'Conservative Public': The Dial Collection in Worcester." American Art 27 (Fall 2013), fig. 2 (installation photo, Exh. Worcester 1924).



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