Sleeping Woman

Buffalo, NY
Pencil on paper
11 x 13 in. (27.9 x 33 cm)
Signed on left: "E W Dickinson"
Dated upper right: "1939"
Signed, dated bottom left: E W Dickinson 1940 [sic]"


Drawn in Buffalo, NY, February 16 (journal), of model Alice Crowley. The correct date is 1939 (barely visible), though ED evidently re-dated later as 1940. Alice Crowley was engaged as a model January 21, 1939 (journal). Pl. 36, Goodrich, "Drawings of Edwin Dickinson."


Joseph H. Hirshhorn
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Exhibition History

1940 Art Institute: An Exhibition of Drawings by Edwin W. Dickinson
1961 James Graham & Sons: Edwin Dickinson, Retrospective, as "Model Sleeping" 1940"
1965 Whitney: Edwin Dickinson. Major retrospective, dated 1940