Two Figures II

(106)
1921–23
Provincetown, MA & New York, NY
Oil on canvas or "wood"
36 x 30 in. (91.4 x 76.2 cm)
Inscribed mid left: "A D" [Antoinette Dickinson]
Photo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Notes

Painted in Provincetown, MA and New York, NY. Portraits of Ben "Pot" Atkins (Provincetown) and Gladys Williams (ED student at ASL from Sioux City). March 4, 1961, ED received a letter from Gladys Williams. Journal: 1921, November 1 "making 30 x 36.", 2 "making 30 x 36", 18 "(began 30 x 36)", 19, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, December 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12,. 1922, March 31, April 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, May 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 31, June 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, July 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, August 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 22, 25, 29, 30, 31, September 1, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 14, 21, 22, 1923: January 21, painted Gladys, February 18, painted Gladys, March 4, painted Gladys, May 6 painted Gladys.

Provenance

Mr. & Mrs. Coulton Waugh
James Graham & Sons
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Exhibition History

1959 Boston University Art Gallery: Edwin Dickinson, Retrospective Exhibition
1965 Whitney: Edwin Dickinson. Major retrospective
1968 Norwich: A Survey of American Art
1982b NAD: Art Students League Benefit Sale, as "Two Figures, 1922-1924"