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Robert Gwathmey
SHELLING PEAS
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 USD
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24
Robert Gwathmey
SHELLING PEAS
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

American Art

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Robert Gwathmey
1903 - 1988
SHELLING PEAS
signed Gwathmey (lower left)
oil on canvas
36 by 20 inches
(91.4 by 50.8 cm)
Painted circa 1945. 
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Provenance

Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., 1966 (gift from the above; sold: Sotheby's, New York, September 26, 1990, lot 224)
Private collection, New York
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina, circa 1992
Private collection, New York

Exhibited

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, The One Hundred and Fortieth Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, January-February 1945, no. 23
Greenville, Delaware, Somerville Manning Gallery, American and European Masters: Art of the 19th - 20th Centuries, April-May 2015

Literature

Charles K. Piehl, "Anonymous Heroines: Black Women as Heroic Types in Robert Gwathmey's Art," Heroines of Popular Culture, Bowling Green, Ohio, 1987, fig. 10, p. 143

American Art

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