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    EDWIN WALTER DICKINSON (American, 1891-1978)
    Jetty, Point Lookout, October 16,1953
    Oil on canvas
    20-1/8 x 23-1/8 inches (51.1 x 58.7 cm)
    Signature and date incised in paint along upper edge: E.W. Dickinson 1953

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, DALLAS

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey L. Waddell, the artist's cousin, New York;
    [With]Babcock Galleries, New York;
    By descent to the present owner.

    EXHIBITED:
    Cushman Gallery, Houston, Texas, "Edwin Dickinson," 1958;
    James Graham & Sons, New York, "Edwin Dickinson, Retrospective," February 1-March 11, 1961;
    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, "Edwin Dickinson. Major Retrospective," October 20-November 28, 1965;
    Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York, "Edwin Dickinson: Dreams and Realities," April 27-July 14, 2002.

    LITERATURE:
    H.D. Baldwin, The Edwin Dickinson Catalogue Raisonné, 1891-1978, no. 539;
    J.L. Ward, Edwin Dickinson: A Critical History of His Paintings, Cranbury, New Jersey, 2003, p. 245, no. 18.


    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas; minor frame abrasion/accretion in the upper right corner; faint craquelure in lower center sky visible under raking light; there does not appear to be inpainting under UV exam. Framed Dimensions 25.75 X 28.75 Inches
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    May, 2015
    2nd Saturday
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