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Shooting Stars

Artist:
Irene Rice Pereira (American, Chelsea, Massachusetts 1902–1971 Marbella)
Date:
1952
Medium:
Glass, casein, and tempera on Masonite
Dimensions:
24 1/2 x 40 in. (62.2 x 101.6 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
The Edward Joseph Gallagher III Memorial Collection, Gift of Edward J. Gallagher, Jr., 1955
Accession Number:
55.13.2
Rights and Reproduction:
© Irene Rice Pereira
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): Pereira
[Durlacher Brothers, New York, in 1953]; Edward J. Gallagher, Jr., Baltimore (until 1955; his gift to MMA)

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "Loren MacIver, I. Rice Pereira," January 8–March 1, 1953, no. 57 (lent by Durlacher Bros.).

Southampton, N. Y. Parrish Art Museum. "Twentieth Century American Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 25–December 31, 1977, no. 19.

Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels. "La Peinture Américaine au 20e Siècle de la Collection du Metropolitan Museum of Art," June 28–August 23, 1978, no. 18 (as "Etoiles Filantes").

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Tribute to a Curator: Robert Beverly Hale," November 16, 1978–March 4, 1979, extended to March 18, 1979, unnum. checklist.

John I. H. Baur. Loren MacIver, I. Rice Pereira. Exh. cat., Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, 1953, pp. 65–66, 69, no. 57.

Helen A. Harrison. Twentieth Century American Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Parrish Art Museum. Southampton, N. Y., 1977, p. 25, no. 19, ill.

Helen A. Harrison in La Peinture Américaine au 20e Siècle de la Collection du Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels. Brussels, 1978, unpaginated, no. 18, ill., reprints Ref. Harrison 1977.



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