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Exhibition checklist: "A Taste for the Modern: Gifts from Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller, Edna Bryner Schwab, and Virginia Herrick Deknatel."

A Taste for the Modern: Gifts from Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller, Edna Bryner Schwab, and Virginia Herrick Deknatel   
Curated by Patricia Phagan
June 24 - September 4, 2011
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College
http://fllac.vassar.edu

Exhibition Checklist 

The checklist is divided into sections, according to donor. In the entries below, dimensions are indicated with height before width (and, in the case of sculpture, height before width before depth). All works are from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College.

Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller

1

Nobuya Abe (Japanese, 1913-1971)
Blue and Brown, Geometrical, 1950
Pen and blue, brown, and red inks with traces of graphite on cream wove paper
9 13/16 x 13 7/8 in. (24.9 x 35.2 cm.) (sheet)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1952.3.1

2

Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006)
Child and Beast II, 1951
Oil on canvas
39 1/8 x 59 1/8 in. (99.3 x 150.2 cm.)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1955.6.1

3

William A. Baziotes (American, 1912-1963)
Night Mirror, 1947
Oil on canvas
48 7/16 x 59 13/16 in. (123 x 159.9 cm.)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1955.6.3

4

Ralston Crawford (American b.Canada, 1906-1977)
Third Avenue Elevated, No. 1
Tusche lithograph in black and yellow inks on cream wove paper with the watermark of RIVES
10 3/8 x 17 3/8 in. (26.4 x 44.1 cm.) (comp.); 12 7/8 x 19 ¾ inches (32.7 x 50.2 cm.) (sheet)
Edition of 55
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1953.1.2

5

José Guerrero (American b.Spain, 1914-1991)
Modern – Black and Red, 1950
Aquatint, engraving, and softground etching in black ink and stencil in red ink on thick cream wove paper
8 7/8 x 11 ¾ in. (22.6 x 30 cm.) (platemark); 10 7/8 x 13 7/8 inches (28.1 x 35.3 cm.) (sheet)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1952.3.7

6

Genichiro Inokuma (American b.Japan, 1902-1993)
City Composition, 1966
Gouache with India ink and graphite borderlines on paperboard
17 ½ x 15 7/16 in. (44.3 x 39.3 cm.) (sheet)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1969.24.7

7

Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940)
Schwanenteich (Swan Pond), 1937
Black gouache over white ground or gesso on the verso of a printed poster, mounted on cream wove paper
19 ½ x 16 7/8 in. (49.5 x 42.9 cm.) (primary support)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1955.6.11

8

Georg Kolbe (German, 1877-1947)
Junge Frau (Young Woman), 1929
Bronze
38 x 8 ½ x 5 ¾ in. (96.5 x 14.6 cm.)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1954.2.22

9

Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954), designer
Edmond Vairel (French, 19th-20th centuries), printmaker
Published by E. Tériade for Les Éditions Verve
Le cow-boy (The Cowboy), Plate XIV from the album Jazz, 1947
Pochoir (stencil) in gouache on cream wove paper with the watermark of ARCHES, after collages and cutouts by Matisse
16 3/8 x 25 ¾ in. (41.6 x 65.5 cm.) (sheet)
Edition of 100
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1954.2.14

10

Joán Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983)
Filletto, sautant à la corde, femmes, oiseaux (Young Girl Skipping Rope, Women, Birds), Plate VII from the Brunidor Portfolio, No. 1, 1947
Etching and embossing in black ink on cream wove paper
11 7/8 x 8 15/16 in. (30.2 x 22.7 cm.) (platemark)
16 ½ x 13 in.  (41.9 x 33 cm.) (sheet)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1953.1.4

11

Gabor Peterdi (American b.Hungary, 1915-2001)
Spawning, No. 3, 1952
From the Portfolio of Five Prints
Relief etching and engraving, with five stenciled colors, on cream laid paper
13 7/8 x 16 ¾ in. (35.4 x 42.4 cm.) (platemark)
15 7/8 x 21 11/16 in. (40.3 x 55 cm.) (sheet)
Edition of 200
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1953.1.11

12

Rufino Tamayo (Mexican 1899-1991)
Paysage Azteque (Aztec Landscape), 1950
Tusche lithograph in black, gray, and pink inks on cream wove paper with the blind-stamp of the Guilde de la Gravure
15 1/8 x 22 3/8 in. (38.3 x 56.8 cm.) (sheet)
Edition of 60
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1953.1.18

13

Yves Tanguy (French, 1900-1955)
Rhabdomancie, Plate I from the Brunidor Portfolio, No. 1, 1947
Etching and aquatint in colors on cream wove paper
11 3/4 x 8 7/8 in. (29.8 x 22.5 cm.) (platemark)
16 5/8 x 13 in. (44.2 x 33 cm.) (sheet)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1953.1.19

14

Bradley Walker Tomlin (American, 1899-1953)
No. 4, 1952 
Oil on canvas
59 7/8 x 48 in. (152.1 x 121.9 cm)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (Blanchette Hooker, class of 1931)
1955.6.8

Edna Bryner Schwab

15

Paul Cézanne (French, 1839-1906)
Les Grands Baigneurs (The Large Bathers), (1896-97)
Created for the unpublished portfolio L’Album d’estampes originales de la Galerie Vollard, no. III (The Album of Original Prints from the Vollard Gallery, no. III)
Printed by Auguste Clot for Ambroise Vollard, Paris
Crayon and tusche lithograph in colors on cream laid paper with a watermark of M B M (FRANCE)
18 7/8 x 24 ¾ in. (47.9 x 62.9 cm.) (sheet)
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.21

16

Arthur G. Dove (American, 1880-1946)
Blue Circle
Watercolor on cream wove paper
4 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (12.4 x 17.5 cm.) (sheet)
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.24

17

John Marin (American, 1870-1953)
Published by Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864-1946)
Approach to the Bridge, 1931
Etching in black ink with surface tone on cream wove paper
6 ¾ x 9 5/8 in. (17.2 x 24.4 cm.) (platemark); 11 x 15 in. (27.9 x 38.1 cm.) (sheet)
Edition of about 25 prints; Zigrosser 154
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.22

18

John Marin (American, 1870-1953)
Coast Line, 1917
Crayon over watercolor on cream wove paper
14 ¼ x 19 ¼ in. (36.2 x 48.9 cm.) (sheet)
Reich 17.10
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.13

19

John Marin (American, 1870-1953)
Deer Island, 1924
Crayon over watercolor on thick wove paper mounted on board
14 ½ x 18 ¼ in. (36.8 x 46.4 cm.) (sheet)
Reich 24.5
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.3

20

John Marin (American, 1870-1953)
Deer Isle, Maine, Movement No. 23, The Sea and Pertaining Thereto, 1927    
Crayon over watercolor on cream wove paper
16 ¼ x 21 5/8 (41.3 x 54.9 cm.) (sheet)
Reich 27.18
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.11

21

John Marin (American, 1870-1953)
Deer Isle, Maine, Movement No. 17, The Sea and Pertaining Thereto, 1927
Watercolor, black ink, and wash on cream wove paper
14 ¼ x 19 ¼ in. (36.2 x 48.9 cm.) (sheet)
Reich 27.19
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.16

22

John Marin (American, 1870-1953)
Published by Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864-1946)
Downtown Synthesis, 1925
Engraving in black ink, with inked rubber pads pressed on the original plate, on cream wove paper
9 ¾ x 7 ¾ in. (24.9 x 19.6 cm.) (platemark); 14 x 11 5/8 in. (35.6 x 29.5 cm.) (sheet)
Edition of about 20 prints; Zigrosser 140
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.34

23

John Marin (American, 1870-1953)
Published by Twin Editions, 1950
Printed by David Strang
The Lobster Fisherman, 1948
Etching in black ink with surface tone on cream wove paper
8 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (22.4 x 17.6 cm.) (platemark); 12 ½ x 9 1/8 in. (31.8 x 23.2 cm.) (sheet); Zigrosser 172
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.44

24

John Marin (American, 1870-1953)
Palisades No. 4, 1925
Watercolor, crayon, and charcoal on thick wove cream paper
15 ½ x 19 5/8 in. (39.4 x 49.5 cm.) (sheet)
Reich 25.76
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.6

25

John Marin (American, 1870-1953)
Seascape, 1939
Watercolor over graphite on cream wove paper
17 5/8 x 23 ½ in. (44.8 x 59.7 cm.) (sheet)
Reich 39.45
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.4

26

John Marin (American, 1870-1953)    
Thirty-Fifth Street and Fifth Avenue at Noon, ca. 1912 (dated 1911)
Watercolor on cream wove paper mounted on paperboard
16 ¼ x 13 5/8 in. (41.3 x  34.6 cm.) (sheet)
Reich 12.59
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.5

27

John Marin (American, 1870-1953)
Woods, 1921
Watercolor with gouache on thick cream laid paper
19 ½ x 16 3/8 in. (49.5 x 41.6 cm.) (sheet)
Reich 21.68
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.14

28

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
Portrait of a Man, ca. 1901
Black conté crayon on tan wove paper
Woman and Dog, ca. 1899-1900
Gouache and black conté crayon on verso
15 7/16 x 11 3/8 in. (39.2 x 28.9 cm.)
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.10.a-b

29

Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864-1946)
K.N.R., No. 3 Lake George, 1923
Gelatin silver print
5 x 4 in. (12.7 x 10.2 cm.) (sheet)
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.45

30

Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864-1946)
Luncheon at Lake George, 1920
Gelatin silver print
3 3/16 x 4 5/16 in. (8.1 x 11 cm.) (sheet)
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.35

31

Max Weber (American b. Russia, 1881-1961)
Untitled, ca. 1918           
Woodcut, with colors, on thin laid paper mounted on thick cream paper
3 15/16 in. x 2 3/16 (10 x 5.6 cm.) (block)
9 7/8 x 6 ¾ in. (25.1 x 17.1 cm.) (primary support)
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Schwab (Edna Bryner, class of 1907)
1967.31.39

Virginia Herrick Deknatel

32

Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867-1947)
L’Enfant à la lampe (Child with Lamp), ca. 1897
Created for the unpublished portfolio L’Album d’estampes originales de la Galerie Vollard, no. III (The Album of Original Prints from the Vollard Gallery, no. III)
Printed by Auguste Clot for Ambroise Vollard, Paris
Crayon and tusche lithograph in colors on cream wove paper
17 x 22 1/4 in. (43.2 x 56.5 cm.) (sheet)
Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
2009.1.2

33

Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867-1947)
Maison dans la cour (House in a Courtyard), 1899
From the series Quelques aspects de la vie de Paris (Some Aspects of Parisian Life)
Crayon and tusche lithograph in colors on cream wove paper
13 ½ x 10 in. (34.3 x 25.6 cm.) (comp.)
20 7/8 x 15 ¾ in. (53 x 40 cm.) (sheet)
Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
2009.1.1

34

Anthony Caro (English, b. 1924)
CCCLXXXVI, 1971
Steel
12 ½ x 40 x 10 in. (31.75 x 101.6 x 25.4 cm.)
Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
2009.1.3

35

Paul Cézanne (French, 1839-1906)
Landscape with Rocks and Shrubs, ca. 1895-1905
Graphite over watercolor on cream laid paper
19 ½  x 24 ½ in. (sight)
Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
2009.1.6

36

Paul Cézanne (French, 1839-1906), after Charles-Antoine Coysevox (French, 1640-1720)
Venus accroupie (Crouching Venus), (1878-81)

S

oft graphite on cream laid paper with watermark of CF within a shield

17 1/8 x 12 1/8 in. (43.5 x 30.8 cm.) (sheet)

Chappuis 493

Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
2009.1.5

37

Paul Cézanne (French, 1839-1906)
Les Petits Baigneurs (The Little Bathers), 1897
Published by Ambroise Vollard in L’Album d’estampes originales de la Galerie Vollard, no. II (The Album of Original Prints from the Vollard Gallery, no. II), 1897
Printed by Auguste Clot
Crayon and tusche lithograph in colors on chine collé adhered to thick cream wove paper
8 15/16 x 10 ¾ in. (22.7 x 27.3 cm.) (chine collé)
17 x 20 5/8 in. (43.2 x 52.4 cm.) (sheet)
Gift of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
1989.15.1

38

Richard Diebenkorn (American, 1922-1993)
Ochre, 1983
Woodcut in colors on mitsumata paper mounted on board
27 3/8 x 38 1/8 in. (69.5 x 96.8 cm.) (sheet)
Edition of 200
Gift of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
1999.2.2

39

Jules Olitski (American, 1922-2007)
Untitled, 1970
Screenprint on cream wove paper
34 7/8 x 26 in. (89 x 66 cm.) (sheet)
Gift of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
1999.2.3

40

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
Le chapeau à fleurs (The Hat with Flowers), 1963
Color linoleum cut on thick cream wove paper with a partial watermark of _HES [Arches]
24 ¾ x 17 ½ in. (62.7 x 44.3 cm.) (sheet)
Gift of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
2009.1.18

41

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
La mère et les enfants (Mother and Children), 1953
Tusche lithograph in black ink on cream wove paper
22 ¼ x 30 in. (56.5 x 76.3 cm.) (sheet)
Edition of 50
Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
2009.1.17

42

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
Nature morte à la bouteille (Still Life with Bottle), 1962
Color linoleum cut on cream wove paper with a watermark of ARCHES
25 1/8 x 20 ¾ in. (63.7 x 52.6 cm) (comp.)
29 5/8 x 24 3/8 in. (75 x 62 cm.) (sheet)
Gift of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
1975.26

43

Odilon Redon (French, 1840-1916)
Femme de profil vers la gauche, coiffe d’un hennin (Woman in profile to the left, wearing a Henin Headdress)
From the series Planches d’essai (Trial Plates), 1900
Crayon lithograph in dark gray ink on thin cream paper
12 7/8 x 10 in. (32.8 x 25.5 cm.) (sheet)
Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
2009.1.19

44

George Rickey (American, 1907-2002)
Two Open Trapezoids, One Up, One Down, 1980
Stainless steel
58 ¾ x 12 ½ x 7 ¾ in. (149.2 x 31.8 x 19.7 cm.)
Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
2009.1.20

45

Gino Severini (Italian, 1883-1966)
Nature morte (Still Life), (1955)
Lithograph in colors on cream wove paper with the watermark of BFK
22 x 15 ½ in. (55.9 x 39.4 cm.) (comp.)
25 5/8 x 19 ¾ in. (65 x 50.2 cm.) (sheet)
Gift of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
1980.15

46

Edouard Vuillard (French, 1868-1940)
L’âtre (Hearth), 1899
Crayon and tusche lithograph in colors, with scratching, on cream wove paper
15 ¾ x 12 ¾ in. (40 x 32.3 cm.) (sheet)
Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
2009.1.24

47

Edouard Vuillard (French, 1868-1940)
L’avenue (Avenue)
From the series Paysages et Interieurs (Landscapes and Interiors), 1899
Tusche and crayon lithograph in colors, with scratching, on cream wove paper
13 1/8 x 17 ¾ in. (33.1 x 44.7 cm.) (sheet)
Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
2009.1.23

48

Edouard Vuillard (French, 1868-1940)
Le jardin devant l’atelier (The Garden Outside the Studio)
From the album Germinal, 1901
Tusche and crayon lithograph in colors on thin cream wove paper
26 5/8 x 20 ½ in. (67.7 x 51.9 cm. (sheet)
Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929
2009.1.25


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