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The Water Gate

Artist:
Preston Dickinson (American, New York, New York 1889–1930 Irun, Spain)
Date:
1922
Medium:
Pastel, charcoal, ink, and wash on paper
Dimensions:
21 1/2 x 16 1/4 in. (54.6 x 41.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Sam A. Lewisohn, 1950
Accession Number:
50.40.2
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower left): P. Dickinson '22
[Daniel Gallery, New York, until 1927; sold on January 27, 1927 by Lewisohn]; Sam A. Lewinson, New York (1927–50; his gift to MMA)

New York. Daniel Gallery. "Paintings and Drawings by Preston Dickinson," March 1923, no. 4 [probably this picture].

Cleveland Museum of Art. "Eighth Exhibition of Watercolors and Pastels," November 7–December 7, 1930.

Renaissance Society, University of Chicago. June 1931.

Cincinnati Art Museum. March 18–April 11, 1944.

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. 14; as "The Ramparts–Quebec").

Lincoln, Neb. Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery. "Preston Dickinson, 1889–1930," September 4–October 7, 1979, no. 27.

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "Preston Dickinson, 1889–1930," December 18, 1979–February 24, 1980, no. 27.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Revivals and Revitalizations: American Pastels in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1880–1930," October 17, 1989–January 14, 1990, extended to February 18, 1990, unnumbered cat. (p. 135).

Richard Lee Rubenfeld. "Preston Dickinson: An American Modernist." PhD diss., Ohio State University, 1985, pp. 398–99, no. 74, fig. 74.



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