Chair, Skowhegan II

Skowhegan, ME
Oil on panel
12 3/8 x 14 3/4 in. (31.4 x 37.5 cm)
Dated, signed, inscribed upper left: "1958
/ E W Dickinson / Skowhegan"
The David and Peggy Steine Collection
Photo: Geoffrey Clements


Painted in Skowhegan, ME, June 30, July 1, 2, 9, 12, 16, 21 (journal), at The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. The chair originally belonged to Henry Varnum Poor and was in sculptor Sidney Simon's studio. It disappeared from Skowhegan after 1958 and was owned by Mr. & Mrs. Goldstone with "Chair, Skowhegan I, 1956." It was sold with that painting in 1997. Letter to Mr. Goldstone from ED:". . . the chair is on a couch." [See Goldstone Collection catalogue, Brooklyn Museum, 1965, p 23.] See CR#...


The David and Peggy Steine Collection

Exhibition History

1959 Boston University Art Gallery: Edwin Dickinson, Retrospective Exhibition
1961 James Graham & Sons: Edwin Dickinson, Retrospective
196163 MoMA: Edwin Dickinson
1965 Whitney: Edwin Dickinson. Major retrospective
1969 High Museum of Art: The Collection of Peggy and David Steine
1982b NAD: Art Students League Benefit Sale, as "Chair, Skowhegan, 1956"
1990 Nashville: Sitting Pretty: The Art of the Chair