Self Portrait in Uniform

(429)
1942
Wellfleet, MA
Oil on canvas
24 1/8 x 29 1/8 in. (61.3 x 74 cm)
Dated, signed on bottom: "1942 / E W Dickinson"
Deborah and Edward Shein
Photo: Equitable Life Assurance Society

Notes

Painted in Wellfleet, MA. January 3 "studio overhaul for (self) new 20F." January 4 "(commenced a 20F self portrait in Civil war uniform & cap)". Painted January 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, February 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, "fini self in '65 uniform" (journal). The uniform was purchased many years before at Bannerman's in New York, see fig #. The bugle belonged to Constant. See preparatory drawing of bugle, CR#.

Provenance

Mr. & Mrs. Remsen V. Wood
Deborah and Edward Shein
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States
Deborah and Edward Shein

Exhibition History

1942 Chatham: Work by Edwin Dickinson, as "Portrait in Uniform"
1942 Passedoit Gallery: Paintings, Edwin Dickinson, as "Portrait in Uniform"
1942 Stuart School: Paintings and Drawings by Edwin Dickinson
195758 Cornell University: Edwin Dickinson, Visiting Artist: An Exhibition of Paintings, 1912-1956, as "Self-Portrait" and dated "1924"
1961 James Graham & Sons: Edwin Dickinson, Retrospective, dated 1946
196163 MoMA: Edwin Dickinson
1965 Whitney: Edwin Dickinson. Major retrospective
1967b PAA: Selections from the Work of Edwin Dickinson, as "Portrait in Uniform"
197778 Burchfield Center, Buffalo: Tribute Exhibition: Edwin Dickinson, as "Self-Portrait in Civil War Uniform"
1982b NAD: Art Students League Benefit Sale
1983 Hirschl & Adler Galleries: Realism and Abstraction: Counterpoints in American Drawings, 1900-1940
1983 Southampton NY: The Painterly Figure