Chateau d'Ollioules

Ollioules, France
Oil on canvas
28 x 36 in. (71.1 x 91.4 cm)
Signed, inscribed on left: "E W Dickinson / Ollioules"
Dated lower right: "1938"
Private Collection


Painted in Ollioules, France, north of Sanary, May 18 (journal) of Ch‚teau de Madelon de Vintimille. ED made his first trip to Ollioules January 7, "I to Ollioules & 5 mile walk up gorges. Ruined chateau [sic]. Marvelous!" (journal). Walked there and took family pictures, May 17 & 18 (journal).


Mr. & Mrs. Ansley W. Sawyer
Esther Hill Sawyer Ewing
Private Collection

Exhibition History

1940 Wellesley College: Exhibition of Paintings by Edwin W. Dickinson
1952 MoMA: 15 Americans
1965 Whitney: Edwin Dickinson. Major retrospective
1980–81 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: Edwin Dickinson, Selected Landscapes, as "Château of Madelon de Ventemille, at Ollioules