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Pagan Philosophy

Artist:
Arthur Dove (American, Canandaigua, New York 1880–1946 Huntington, New York)
Date:
1913
Medium:
Pastel on paperboard
Dimensions:
21 3/8 x 17 7/8 in. (54.3 x 45.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.74
Not on view
the artist (to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (possibly 1913–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "Pioneers of Modern Art in America," April 9–May 19, 1946, no. 39.

Art Institute of Chicago. "Alfred Stieglitz: His Photographs and His Collection," February 2–29, 1948, extended to March 7, 1948, no catalogue (checklist no. 72).

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "From the Alfred Stieglitz Collection: An Extended Loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 22–August 12, 1951, no catalogue (checklist no. E.L.51.653; loan extended to June 9, 1958).

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "The Decade of the Armory Show: New Directions in American Art 1910–1920," February 27–April 14, 1963, no. 32.

City Art Museum, Saint Louis. "The Decade of the Armory Show: New Directions in American Art 1910–1920," June 1–July 14, 1963, no. 32.

Cleveland Museum of Art. "The Decade of the Armory Show: New Directions in American Art 1910–1920," August 6–September 15, 1963, no .32.

Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. "The Decade of the Armory Show: New Directions in American Art 1910–1920," September 30–October 30, 1963, no. 32.

Art Institute of Chicago. "The Decade of the Armory Show: New Directions in American Art 1910–1920," November 15–December 29, 1963, no. 32.

Buffalo. Albright-Knox Art Gallery. "The Decade of the Armory Show: New Directions in American Art 1910–1920," January 20–February 23, 1964, no. 32.

New York. Terry Dintenfass Gallery. "Arthur G. Dove: Pastels, Charcoals, Watercolors," February 6–March 13, 1993, no. 2.

Washington, D. C. Phillips Collection. "Arthur Dove: A Retrospective," September 20, 1997–January 4, 1998, no. 14.

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "Arthur Dove: A Retrospective," January 15–April 12, 1998, no. 14.

Andover, Mass. Addison Gallery of American Art. "Arthur Dove: A Retrospective," April 25–July 12, 1998, no. 14.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Arthur Dove: A Retrospective," August 2–October 4, 1998, no. 14.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe," October 13, 2011–January 2, 2012, no. 63.

New York. Museum of Modern Art. "Inventing Abstraction, 1910–1925," December 23, 2012–April 15, 2013, no. 82.

Henry Geldzahler. American Painting in the Twentieth Century. New York, 1965, pp. 52-54, ill.

George Heard Hamilton. "The Alfred Stieglitz Collection." Metropolitan Museum Journal 3 (1970), p. 389, ill.

Ann Lee Morgan. Arthur Dove: Life and Work, with a Catalogue Raisonné. Newark, Del., 1984, pp. 114-15, no. 13.2.

Sherrye Cohn. Arthur Dove: Nature as Symbol. Ann Arbor, Mich., 1985, p. 101, fig. 77.

Doreen Bolger et al. American Pastels in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, p. 189, ill.

Melanie Kirschner. Arthur Dove: Watercolors and Pastels. New York, 1998, p. 33.

Jessica Murphy in Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe. The Alfred Stieglitz Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Lisa Mintz Messinger. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, pp. 108-9, 258, no. 63, ill. (color).

Rachel Mustalish in Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe. The Alfred Stieglitz Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Lisa Mintz Messinger. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, pp. 108-9, 258, no. 63, ill. (color).

Rachael Z. DeLue in Inventing Abstraction, 1910–1925: How a Radical Idea Changed Modern Art. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art. New York, 2012, p. 189, colorpl. 82.



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