Algerie, 10,000 Tonnes

Sheldrake, NY
Oil on canvas
13 x 24 in. (33 x 61 cm)
Signed, dated upper left: "E W Dickinson 1940" [sic]
Photo: Christie's


Painted in Sheldrake, NY, July 6, 12, 15, from a postcard (journal). The "Algerie" was a French experimental cruiser seen by ED in Toulon in 1938. Signed much later than 1939 and "1939" appears on reverse in ED's hand.


Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III
Mr. & Mrs. Daniel W. Dietrich II
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Exhibition History

1961 James Graham & Sons: Edwin Dickinson, Retrospective, dated 1941
1965 Whitney: Edwin Dickinson. Major retrospective, dated 1941
1982b NAD: Art Students League Benefit Sale, dated 1941