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Ruth Bowman

Artist:
Will Barnet (American, Beverly, Massachusetts 1911–2012 New York)
Date:
1967
Medium:
Oil and graphite on canvas
Dimensions:
45 x 23 3/4 in. (114.3 x 60.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth and R. Wallace Bowman, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.135
Rights and Reproduction:
© Estate of Will Barnet
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (upper right): Will Barnet
New York. Waddell Gallery. "Will Barnet: Paintings, 1966–1968," February 6–March 2, 1968, no. 10 (as "Portrait of Ruth Bowman").

Montclair Art Museum. "Will Barnet: A Timeless World," May 14–August 20, 2000.

Boca Raton Museum of Art. "Will Barnet: A Timeless World," September 20–November 5, 2000.

Maine. Portland Museum of Art. "Will Barnet: A Timeless World," December 21, 2000–February 18, 2001.

Little Rock. Arkansas Arts Center. "Will Barnet: A Timeless World," March 22–June 3, 2001.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Facing the Figure: Selected Works from the Collection, 1962-2007," May 28–September 6, 2010, no catalogue.

Washington, D.C. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. "Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction," April 18, 2014–January 11, 2015, no. 30 (as "Ruth Bowman [born 1923]").

Robert Beverly Hale. Will Barnet: Twenty-Seven Paintings Completed During the Period 1960–1968. New York, 1968, unpaginated, no. 24, ill.

Wendy Wick Reaves and Brandon Brame Fortune in Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction. Exh. cat., National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C., 2014, p. 44.

Wendy Wick Reaves in Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction. Exh. cat., National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C., 2014, pp. 114–15, no. 30, ill. (color).



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