Nude with White Scarf

Provincetown, MA
Oil on composition board
36 x 30 in. (91.4 x 76.2 cm)
No inscriptions on obverse
Signed, inscribed, dated on reverse: "E W Dickinson / Provincetown / 1925 / Nude"
Photo: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden


Painted in Provincetown, MA. Model was Helen Souza. ED note: "This young lady posed for me many times over quite a long period and she is the model of the oil torso with the white handkerchief on the head." She also posed for the foreground figure in "Composition with Still Life."


Irma Rivers
Joseph H. Hirshhorn
Smithsonian Institution, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Exhibition History

1961 James Graham & Sons: Edwin Dickinson, Retrospective, as "Nude, ca. 1932"
196163 MoMA: Edwin Dickinson
1965 Whitney: Edwin Dickinson. Major retrospective, as "Helen Souza, 1925" and reproduced in the catalogue as "Nude (Helen). Probably 1920's"
197475 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden