Shiloh

(208)
1932–33
Provincetown, MA
Oil on canvas
36 x 32 in. (91.4 x 81.3 cm)
Dated, signed, inscribed bottom center:
"1940 / Edwin Dickinson / Provincetown"

Notes

Notes: Painted in Provincetown, MA. 1932: August 29, (planning 40/50), 30 (arranging for 40/50 & painted) [original size] 31, September 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20, 21, November 20 (set up 40/50), 21 (set up 40/50), 22, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, December 1, 2 (adeliting 40/50), 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22.

1933: January 3, 4, 5 (re-arranging , new lay figure), 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, February 1, 2 (planning), 10, 11 (drapery), 12, 13, 14 (drapery), 16, 20 (drew figure), 26, 27, 28 (put it aside).

1936: July 20,

The actual battle of Shiloh began at 5:00 AM, April 6, 1862. (journal, 1935, and often noted). Signed and cut down by ED, 1940. Battle of Shiloh a unique event .........

Provenance

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Exhibition History

1964a Whitney: Between the Fairs [?]
1965 Whitney: Edwin Dickinson. Major retrospective, as "Shiloh, c. 1931"
196869 Venice Biennial: The Figurative Tradition in Recent American Art: Edwin Dickinson