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Robert Colescott

George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook

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Robert Colescott

Robert Colescott

George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook

George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook

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- 12,000,000 USD

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Property from an Important Midwestern Collection


Robert Colescott

1925 - 2009

George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook

signed and titled; signed twice, dated 1975 and variously inscribed on the stretcher

acrylic on canvas

78 ½ by 98 ¼ in. 199.4 by 249.6 cm.


美國中西部重要私人收藏


羅伯特・科司考特

1925 - 2009年

《美國歷史教科書上的一頁:喬治・華盛頓・卡弗橫渡特拉華河》

款識:藝術家簽名並書題目;簽名兩次、紀年1975並題款數次(內框)

壓克力彩畫布

78 1/2 x 98 1/4 英寸;199.4 x 249.6 公分

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The artist

Collection of John Berggruen, San Francisco (acquired from the above in 1975)

John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco

Private Collection, St. Louis (acquired from the above in 1976)

Thence by descent to the present owner


藝術家本人

約翰・貝格魯恩收藏,三藩市(1975年購自上述來源)

約翰・貝格魯恩畫廊,三藩市

私人收藏,聖路易(1976年購自上述畫廊)

此後由家族傳承至現藏家

Alfred Frankenstein, "An Outrageous Ethnic Satire," San Francisco Chronicle, 10 July 1975, p. 41 (text)

Lowery Stokes Sims, "Bob Colescott Ain't Just Misbehavin'," Artforum, March 1984, illustrated in color on the cover, and p. 56 (text)

Robert Colescott, "Cultivating a Subversive Palette," in: Mark O'Brien and Craig Little, Eds., Reimaging America: The Arts of Social Change, Philadelphia 1990, p. 300 (text)

Exh. Cat., Washington, D.C., National Museum of Women in the Arts, Carrie Mae Weems, 1993, p. 14 (text)

Irving Sandler, Art of the Postmodern Era, Boulder 1996, p. 10, illustrated, and p. 90 (text)

Sandra Adell, Ed., Dictionary of 20th Century Culture: African American Culture, Detroit 1996, p, 102 (text)

Steven H. Jaffe, Who Were the Founding Fathers: Two Hundred Years of American History, New York 1996, p. 201 (text)

Sharon Fitzgerald, "Robert Colescott Rocks the Boat." American Visions 12, No. 3, June - July 1997, pp. 14-16 (text)

Ishmael Reed, Flight to Canada, New York 1998, illustrated in color on the cover

Exh. Cat., New York, Katonah Museum of Art, Re/Righting History: Counternarratives by Contemporary African American Artists, 1999, p. 11, fig. 4, illustrated, and p. 35 (text)

Susan Gubar, Racechanges: White Skin, Black Face in American Culture, Oxford 2000, p. 46 (text)

Jean Robertson, Painting as a Language: Material, Technique, Form, Content, Fort Worth 2000, p. 222 (text)

Glenda Rossana Carpio, Critical Memory in the Fictions of Slavery, Berkeley 2002, p. iii, illustrated

Erika Doss, Twentieth Century American Art, Oxford 2002, p. 195, no. 107, illustrated in color

Ellen Wiley Todd, "Two Georges and Us: Multiple Perspectives on the Image," American Art, Vol. 17, No. 2, Summer 2003, p. 13 (text)

Constance Rourke, American Humor: A Study of the National Character, New York 2004 (reprint of 1931 edition), illustrated in color on the cover (detail)

Michael Lobel, "Black to Front," Artforum, October 2004, p. 266, illustrated in color, and pp. 267, 269 and 310 (text)

David Hackett Fisher, Washington's Crossing, New York 2005, p. 455, illustrated

Jody B. Cutler. "Art Revolution: Politics and Pop in the Robert Colescott Painting 'George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware'," Americana: The Journal of American Culture 1900 - Present, Vol. 8, Iss. 2, Fall 2009, illustrated in color (online)

Huey Copeland, "Truth to Power," Artforum, October 2009, p. 59 (text), and p. 60, illustrated in color

Christopher Looby, American Literature's Aesthetic Dimensions, New York 2012, p. 58 (text)

Robert Sullivan, My American Revolution, New York 2012, p. 34 (text)

Trumbull, Morgann, ed. Berggruen Gallery: 50 Years, 1970-2020, San Francisco 2020, p. 374, illustrated in color

Richard J. Powell, Going There: Black Visual Satire, New Haven 2020, pp. 15 and 158 (text), and p. 18, fig. 14, illustrated in color


阿弗雷德・法蘭肯斯坦,〈聳人聽聞的種族嘲諷〉,《三藩市紀事報》,1975年7月10日,頁41(內文)

洛維利・史篤斯・西姆斯,〈羅伯特・科司考特並非只是行為不端〉,《Artforum》,1984年3月,封面載彩圖,頁56(內文)

羅伯特・科司考特,〈組合顛覆傳統的調色板〉,載於馬克・奧布萊恩及克雷格・里圖(合編)之《重看美國:反映社會改變的藝術》,費城,1990年,頁300(內文)

展覽圖錄,華盛頓特區,國家女性藝術博物館,《卡麗・梅・威姆斯》,1993年,頁14(內文)

歐文・桑德勒,《後現代藝術》,波德,1996年,頁10,載圖;頁90(內文)

桑德拉・亞黛(編),《二十世紀文化辭典:美國非裔文化》,底特律,1996年,頁102(內文)

史蒂芬・H・嘉夫,《誰是開國元勳:二百年美國史》,紐約,1996年,頁201(內文)

莎朗・菲茨杰拉德,〈羅伯特・科司考特惹風波〉,《美國視野》,第12卷,第3期,1997年6月至7月,頁14-16(內文)

伊舒邁爾・里德,《飛往加拿大》,紐約,1998年,封面載彩圖

展覽圖錄,紐約,卡頓南藝術博物館,《再/糾正歷史:當代美國非裔藝術家的對衡論述》,1999年,頁11,圖4;頁35(內文)

蘇珊・古巴,《種族變化:美國文化裡的白皮膚和黑面孔》,牛津,2000年,頁46(內文)

約翰・羅伯森,《繪畫即語言:媒材、技巧、形式與內容》,沃斯堡,2000年,頁222(內文)

格蘭達・洛珊娜・卡皮奧,《奴隸故事裡的關鍵記憶》,柏克萊,2002年,頁iii,載圖

艾麗卡・多斯,《二十世紀美國藝術》,牛津,2002年,頁195,品號107,載彩圖

艾倫・韋利・托德,〈我們與兩個喬治:觀看圖像的多元角度〉,《美國藝術》,第17卷,第2期,2003年夏,頁13(內文)

康士坦絲・盧克,《美式幽默:國家重要人物考》,紐約,2004年(1931年之重印版),封面載彩圖(局部)

邁克爾・羅布,〈黑之崛起〉,《Artforum》,2004年10月,頁266,載彩圖;頁267、269及310(內文)

大衛・哈克特・費沙,《華盛頓的橫渡》,紐約,2005年,頁455,載圖

佐迪・B・卡特勒,〈藝術革命:羅伯特・科司考特名畫《喬治・華盛頓・卡弗橫渡特拉華河》中的政治意味與流行文化〉,《美利堅:1900年至今的美國文化》,第8卷,第2期,2009年秋,載彩圖(網絡版)

休伊・科普蘭,〈化真相為力量〉,《Artforum》,2009年10月,頁59(內文);頁60,載彩圖

克里斯托弗・路比,《美國文學的美學》,紐約,2012年,頁58(內文)

羅伯特・蘇利文,《我的美國革命》,紐約,2012年,頁34(內文)

摩根・秦布(編),《古根海姆美術館五十年,1970-2020年》,三藩市,2020年,頁374,載彩圖

理查德・J・鮑威爾,《前往彼方:黑人的諷刺藝術》,紐海文,2020年,頁15及158(內文);頁18,彩圖14

San Francisco, John Berggruen Gallery, Robert Colescott: Paintings, July - August 1975

New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Raleigh, The North Carolina Museum of Art; Los Angeles, University of California, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery; and Portland Art Museum, Art About Art, July 1978 - April 1979, p. 138, illustrated

Seattle, University of Washington, Henry Art Gallery, Confrontations, September - November 1984

San Jose Museum of Art; Cincinnati, Contemporary Arts Center; The Baltimore Museum of Art; Portland Art Museum; Akron Art Museum; Norman, University of Oklahoma, Museum of Art; Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum; New York, The New Museum; and Seattle Art Museum, Robert Colescott: A Retrospective, 1975-1986, April 1987 - July 1989, pp. 4 and 30 (text), and p. 11, fig. 15, illustrated in color

New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art, November 1994 - March 1995, pp. 43 and 211 (text), and p. 78, illustrated in color; illustrated in color on the front of the exhibition brochure illustrated in color on the front of the exhibition brochure 

Stamford, Connecticut, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Consensus & Conflict: The Flag in American Art, July - September 1996, p. 25 (text)

New York, Museums at Stony Brook; Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Brandywine River Museum of Art; and Lexington, Massachusetts, The Museum of Our National Heritage, George Washington: American Symbol, February 1999 - February 2000, p. 147, fig. 76, illustrated 

Albany, University Art Museum, Mr. President, January - April 2007, pp. 28-29, illustrated in color

Savannah, Telfair Museum of Art, Robert Colescott: Troubled Goods, February - May 2009, pp. 6 and 37 (text), and p. 35, illustrated

Seattle Art Museum, Figuring History: Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas, February - May 2018, n.p., frontispiece, illustrated in color (detail), pp. 14 and 40 (text), p. 28, no. 2, illustrated in color, and illustrated in color on the cover

Cincinnati, Contemporary Art Center, Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott, September 2019 - January 2020, p. 36, fig. 22, illustrated in color, and p. 238 (text) 

New York, Jewish Museum, We Fight to Build a Free World, October 2020 - February 2021, pp. 17, 18 and 19, illustrated in color (installed in present exhibition)


三藩市,約翰・貝格魯恩畫廊,「羅伯特・科司考特畫展」,1975年7月至8月

紐約,惠特尼美國藝術博物館;羅利,北卡羅萊納州藝術博物館;洛杉磯,加州大學費德里克・S・懷德美術館;波特蘭藝術博物館,「關於藝術的藝術」,1978年7月至1979年4月,頁138,載圖

西雅圖,華盛頓大學亨利美術館,「對質」,1984年9月至11月

聖荷西藝術博物館;辛辛那提,當代藝術中心;巴爾的摩藝術博物館;波特蘭藝術博物館;阿克倫藝術博物館;諾曼,奧克拉荷馬州大學藝術博物館;休斯頓,當代藝術博物館;紐約,新美術館;西雅圖藝術博物館,「羅伯特・科司考特:回顧展 1975-1986年」,1987年4月至1989年7月,頁4及30(內文);頁11,彩圖15

紐約,惠特尼美國藝術博物館,「黑人男性:當代美國藝術的男子氣概代表」,1994年11月至1995年3月,頁43及211(內文);頁78,載彩圖;展覽小冊子封面載彩圖

康乃狄克州史丹福,惠特尼美國藝術博物館,「共識與衝突:美國藝術中的旗幟」,1996年7月至9月

紐約,石溪大學博物館;賓州查茨福特,布蘭迪萬河藝術博物館;麻省列星頓,國賢先輩博物館,「美國象徵:喬治・華盛頓」,1999年2月至2000年2月,頁147,圖76

阿爾巴尼,大學藝術博物館,「總統先生」,2007年1月至4月,頁28-29,載彩圖

薩凡納,特爾費藝術博物館,「羅伯特・科司考特:煩惱不絕」,2009年2月至5月,頁6及37(內文);頁35,載圖

西雅圖藝術博物館,「斟酌歷史:羅伯特・科司考特、克里・詹姆斯・馬歇爾、米卡琳・托馬斯作品展」,2018年2月至5月,無頁數,卷首彩色插圖(局部);頁14及40(內文);頁28,品號2,載彩圖;封面載彩圖

辛辛那提,當代藝術中心,「藝術與種族議題:羅伯特・科司考特的創作生涯」,2019年9月至2020年1月,頁36,彩圖22;頁238(內文)

紐約,猶太博物館,「我們為建立自由世界而戰」,2020年10月至2021年2月,頁17、18及19,載彩圖(本展覽現場)