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PROPERTY OF PETER WEEKS, GRANDSON OF MARVIN CONE

Marvin Dorwart Cone
THIS WAS THE HOUSE
Estimate
100,000150,000
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27

PROPERTY OF PETER WEEKS, GRANDSON OF MARVIN CONE

Marvin Dorwart Cone
THIS WAS THE HOUSE
Estimate
100,000150,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Marvin Dorwart Cone
1891 - 1965
THIS WAS THE HOUSE
signed MARVIN/CONE (lower right)
oil on canvas
18 by 34 inches
(45.7 by 61 cm)
Painted in 1946.
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This painting will be included as no. 1946.007 in Joseph S. Czestochowski's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist’s work to be published by International Arts® at www.catrais.org.  

Provenance

The artist
Winnifred Swift Cone (his wife)
Marvin D. Cone Trust
Reginald and Doris Cone Weeks (her daughter)
By descent to the present owner, 2006

Exhibited

Cedar Falls, Iowa, Cedar Falls Art Gallery, Exhibition of Paintings by Marvin D. Cone, October 1946, no. 15, n.p.
Davenport, Iowa, Davenport Municipal Art Gallery, Exhibition of Paintings by Marvin D. Cone, March 1947
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Cedar Rapids Art Association, Paintings by Marvin D. Cone, April-May 1947, no. 19, n.p.
Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Walker Art Center, First Biennial Exhibition of Paintings and Prints, August-September 1947, n.p.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Coe College, West Gallery, An Exhibit of Paintings by Marvin Cone: Centennial Exhibition, March-April 1952, no. 17, n.p.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Coe College, East Gallery, Paintings by Marvin Cone, October 1953, no. 14, n.p.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Coe College, Sinclair Auditorium, Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings: Marvin D. Cone, September-October 1977, no. 4, n.p.
Neenah, Wisconsin, Bergstrom Art Center, Grant Wood and Friends: Marvin Cone and Arnold Pyle, April-June 1978, n.p.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Cedar Rapids Art Center, Marvin Cone: A Retrospective Exhibition, November 1980-January 1981, no. 46, n.p.

Literature

Joseph S. Czestochowski, Marvin D. Cone: Art as Self-Portrait, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1989, no. 462, p. 190

Catalogue Note

The present work was a favorite of Marvin Cone's wife, Winnifred, and hung prominently in the living room of her Cedar Rapids home. It has since descended in the family to the artist's grandson, the present owner.

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