Frances Foley

(153)
1927
Provincetown, MA
Oil on canvas
50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.6 cm)
Signed lower left: "E W Dickinson"
Inscribed above bottom: "PAT"
Photo: Babcock Galleries

Notes

Notes: Painted in Provincetown, MA, begun November 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30. December 1, 2, 3, 4. 1928, January 15 "arranging work on Pat's portrait.", 16, 17,18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 30, 31, April 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, September 14, 17, 46 Pearl Street, (journal). To EHS, March 23, 1928, ". . . giving myself a three week lay-out on a large piece of drapery from a lay figure. The 40 50 portrait of Pat which I want to include in my group in Pittsburgh this fall."

Portrait of future wife of ED; they married 31 October 1928.

Provenance

Helen Dickinson Baldwin
Nicholas J. Nicholas, Jr. or Private ?
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts

Exhibition History

196163 MoMA: Edwin Dickinson
1965 Whitney: Edwin Dickinson. Major retrospective
1966 Gilman Galleries: Edwin Dickinson, Paintings
1976 PAAM: Edwin Dickinson Retrospective
1977 Sandwich, Mass.: Cape Cod as an Art Colony. Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture of 20th Century Artists who have worked and are working on Cape Cod, as "Francis Foley"
1979 American Academy & National Institute: Memorial Exhibition: Edwin Dickinson, Charles Eames, Eugene Francis Savage, Edward Durell Stone, Stow Wengenroth, as "Portrait of Frances Foley"
1982b NAD: Art Students League Benefit Sale, as "Frances Foley, 1927"
1986 Hirschl & Adler Galleries: Master Drawings from The Drawing Society's Membership