Kitchen Stove, Grant House

Provincetown, MA
Pencil on paper
10 1/8 x 7 3/4 in. (25.7 x 19.7 cm)
Inscribed, numbered, signed, dated lower right:
"Pat from Dick / AC14 / E W Dickinson / 1927"
Photo: Eric Mitchell


Drawn in Provincetown, MA, December 11, (journal), sent to FF December 13 as engagement present. It was in the kitchen they became engaged, (journal) On November 8, 1961he recalled that"In '27 I had taken an exhibition [to Springfield, MA] & returned to Provincetown. To RPs [Richard Parmenter's] changed my clothes & went to the Grant House to Mrs. Foley's party. Pat there in a lillac [sic] dress. The kitchen stove. 34 years later she & I are together in Athens. This date was noted annually in ED journals, but in 1963 the Alzheimer's had begun and he marked the date as September 8.


Frances Foley [Dickinson]
Mr. & Mrs. Daniel W. Dietrich II
Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton College, bequest of Daniel W. Dietrich II

Exhibition History

1976 PAAM: Edwin Dickinson Retrospective, as "Stove" 6x8
1993b Babcock Galleries: Edwin Dickinson, Drawings
2007 PAAM: Edwin Dickinson In Provincetown 1912-1937