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Banquet in Silence

Artist:
Marsden Hartley (American, Lewiston, Maine 1877–1943 Ellsworth, Maine)
Date:
1935–36
Medium:
Oil on canvas board
Dimensions:
15 7/8 × 20 in. (40.3 × 50.8 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.92.1
Not on view
Inscription: SIgned, dated, and inscribed (verso): Banquet in Silence/ Marsden Hartley/ 1935–6
the artist (to O'Keeffe); Georgia O'Keeffe, New York (by 1937–49; in exchange for return of "evolutionary" material by other artists, her gift as part of the Alfred Stieglitz Collection to MMA)

Philadelphia Museum of Art. "History of an American, Alfred Stieglitz: '291' and After, Selections from the Stieglitz Collection," July 1–November 1, 1944, no. 250.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Alfred Stieglitz Exhibition: His Collection," June 10–August 31, 1947, no catalogue (checklist no. 47).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "20th Century Painters: A Special Exhibition of Oils, Water Colors and Drawings Selected from the Collections of American Art in the Metropolitan Museum," June 16–October 29, 1950, unnum. brochure (p. 6).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Three Centuries of American Painting," April 9–October 17, 1965, unnum. checklist.

Richmond, Va. Marsh Art Gallery. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 3–February 28, 1997, no. 12.

Little Rock. Arkansas Arts Center. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 28–May 23, 1997, no. 12.

Newport Beach, Calif. Newport Harbor Art Museum. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," June 20–August 15, 1997, no. 12.

Tulsa, Okla. Philbrook Museum of Art. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 12–November 7, 1997, no. 12.

Palm Beach, Fla. The Society of the Four Arts. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 9–February 8, 1998, no. 12.

Salina, Kansas. Salina Art Center. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 6–May 3, 1998, no. 12.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe," October 13, 2011–January 2, 2012, no. 106.

Art Institute of Chicago. "Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine," November 12, 2013–January 27, 2014, no. 26 (dated 1935–38).

Fort Worth. Amon Carter Museum of American Art. "Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine," February 22–May 18, 2014, no. 26 (dated 1935–38).

Henry Geldzahler. American Painting in the Twentieth Century. New York, 1965, p. 61, ill.

Lisa Mintz Messinger 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. 141, 265, no. 106, ill. (color), fig. 18 (installation photo of Exh. New York 1965).

Sarah Kelly Oehler in Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine. Ed. Judith A. Barter. Exh. cat., Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, 2013, p. 189, fig. 5 (color).



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