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The Water Gate

Preston Dickinson (American, New York, New York 1889–1930 Irun, Spain)

Date:
1922
Medium:
Pastel, charcoal, ink, and wash on paper
Dimensions:
H. 21-1/2, W. 16-1/4 inches (54.6 x 41.3 cm.)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Sam A. Lewisohn, 1950
Accession Number:
50.40.2
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Signed and dated (lower left): P. Dickinson '22

  • Exhibition History

    Daniel Gallery, 1923 (?) Cat. no. 4 (?); Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art, November 7-December 7, 1930, Eighth Exhibition of Watercolors and Pastels; Chicago, Illinois, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, June 1931; Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum, March 18-April 11, 1944.

    M.M.A. 20th Century painter, 1950, listed (100 American painters of the 20th century, pl. 41)

    Lincoln, Nebraska, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, September 4-October 7, 1979; New York City, Whitney Museum of American Art, December 18, 1979-February 24, 1980; Preston Dickinson, 1889-1930, Cat. no. 27, p. 106 (illus. p. 107). Catalogue written by Ruth Cloudman.

    Note: A painting similar in style and technique depicting another view of the watergate that once stood near the Washington Bridge on the Harlem River in New York is in the collection of the Weyhe Gallery, New York.

    MMA. ¦American Pastels: The Metropolitan Museum of Art¦ (Harry N. Abrams, Inc. N.Y./MMA), 1989. October 17, 1989 - January 14, 1990. Discussed p. 134-137. Illustrated p. 135.

  • References

    M.M.A. 100 American painters of the 20th century; works selected from the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, with an introd. by Robert Berverly Hale, New York, 1950, p. xiv (listed), pl. p. 41 (ill.)

    Rubenfeld, Richard Lee. Preston Dickinson: An American Modernist. Phd Thesis, volumes 1 & 2, The Ohio State Univeristy, 1985; cat. no. 74, illustrated (fig. 74, discussed pp. 398-399.

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