Paris Windows

(528)
1952
Paris, France
Oil on panel
12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm)
Signed top left: "E W Dickinson"
Inscribed, dated lower right: "Paris / 1952"
Private collection
Photo: Adam Hurwitz

Notes

Notes: Painted in Paris, France June 23, 24, 25, 26 (journal) from hotel window at 3, rue Bonaparte. To FD June 24."At a distance my piece looks just like a non-objective; up closer, it looks just like the side of a house." In 1958 painting was awarded the Benjamin Altman (landscape) prize by the National Academy of Design.

Provenance

Gardner & Ruth Jencks
Private collection

Exhibition History

195758 Cornell University: Edwin Dickinson, Visiting Artist: An Exhibition of Paintings, 1912-1956
1965 Whitney: Edwin Dickinson. Major retrospective, as "Windows, Paris"
1967b PAA: Selections from the Work of Edwin Dickinson
196869 Venice Biennial: The Figurative Tradition in Recent American Art: Edwin Dickinson
1976 PAAM: Edwin Dickinson Retrospective
198081 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: Edwin Dickinson, Selected Landscapes