Blue Vase

New York, NY
Oil on canvas
14 x 10 in. (35.6 x 25.4 cm)
Dated, signed, inscribed on top: "1950 E W Dickinson N A"
[National Academician]
Photo: National Academy of Design


Painted in New York, NY, as part of a large self portrait, see CR#. ED was dissatisfied with the portrait and cut it up saving the head (Collection Dr. Alexander Halperin) and the image of his grandmother's vase. Journal, April 11, 1951 "took still life blue & white pitcher from self-portrait 43-33 of last year (destroyed) to the Academy for my academicians diploma."


National Academy of Design

Exhibition History

1954b NAD: Paintings by Edwin Dickinson
1959 Boston University Art Gallery: Edwin Dickinson, Retrospective Exhibition, as "Still Life (fragment from 'Self Portrait'
1961 James Graham & Sons: Edwin Dickinson, Retrospective
1965 Whitney: Edwin Dickinson. Major retrospective
1976 PAAM: Edwin Dickinson Retrospective
1994 NAD: The Artist's Eye: Wayne Thiebaud Selects Paintings from the Prmanent Collection