Regarding Painting

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Musical Theme (Oriental Symphony)

1912 - 1913
20th Century
39 3/8 x 31 3/4 in. (100.03 x 80.65 cm)

Marsden Hartley (Lewiston, Maine, 1877 - 1943, Ellsworth, Maine)

Object Type: Painting
Medium and Support: Oil on canvas
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Samuel Lustgarten, Sherman Oaks, California
Accession Number: -.1267

Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:

Provenance History
  • Owner Name: Alfred Stieglitz
    Place: New York
    Dates: 1913 - 1916

  • Owner Name: John Quinn
    Place: New York
    Dates: 1916 - 1924

  • Owner Name: Estate of John Quinn
    Place: New York
    Dates: 1924 - 1927

  • Owner Name: American Art Association Auction
    Role: Auction
    Place: New York
    Dates: 1927 - 1927

  • Owner Name: Samuel Lustgarten
    Place: Chicago, IL and Sherman Oaks, CA
    Dates: 1927 - 1952

  • Owner Name: Rose Art Museum
    Place: Waltham, MA
    Dates: 1952

Bibliography List
This object has the following bibliographic references:
  • Marsden Hartley and Alfred Stieglitz. My Dear Stieglitz: Letters of Marsden Hartley and Alfred Stieglitz, 1912-1915 University of South Carolina Press. Columbia, SC, 2002
    Page Number: 120, Figure Number: Plate 2
  • Brougher, Kerry, Olivia Mattis, Jeremy Strick, Ari Wiseman, and Judith Zilczer. Visual Music: Synaesthesia in Art and Music Since 1900. (Thames & Hudson) Hirshhorn Museum, MOCA LA, February 6-September 11, 2005. ill. p. 36. Thames & Hudson. 2005
    Page Number: 36
  • Donna Cassidy. Cassidy, Donna. Jazz: An American Muse, Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, May 4- July 30, 2000, ill. p. 11 fig 9. {object was not lent to this exhibition-catalogue use only} 2000
  • Guggenheim (NY) The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860-1989: Jan 30 - Apr 19, 2009 2009
  • and . Exchange Exhibition, Exhibition Exchange 1967
    Figure Number: 18
  • Hirshhorn Museum and MOCA LA, Visual Music, Synaesthesia in Art and Music Since 1900, 2/6/05-9/11/05 2005
  • Museum Ludwig, Koln, Germany, “Kunstwelten im Dialog,” 11/5/99-3/19/2000 1999
  • PBS, American Masters, Alfred Steiglitz, The Eloquent Eye (see registrars shelf) 2001

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