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Still Life - Calla Lilies, 1920
Marsden Hartley

Oil on canvas board, Image H: 26 3/4 in, Image W: 19 1/2 in, Frame H: 29 1/2 in, Frame W: 22 1/2 in, Frame D: 2 3/8 in
Bequest of Miss Cora Louise Hartshorn, 1958  58.170
On View
Primary Title Notes: 1981 Newark Museum Catalogue. WLC: There has been an epidemic of typos in this work's history. Please note the correct spelling of the flower is always "lilies" not "lillies"
Inscriptions:
verso: c.r., black ink "'Still Life' / by Marsden Hartley / Charles Daniel"; c., graphite "Property / Daniel AL"

Labels/Stamps:
back of frame: l.l., handwritten paper label (in donor's hand) "Willed to Newark Museum / 'Calla Lilies' / by Marsden Hartley"; handwritten gum label, blue ink "Hartshorn / 12/58 Jr / 300"

Provenance: Charles Daniel Gallery, New York, New York; to Cora Louise Hartshorn, Short Hills, New Jersey
Exhibition History:
"Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties", Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY, 10/28/2011 - 1/29/2012, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, 3/4 - 5/27/2012, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, 7/1 - 9/16/2012.

"The Calla Lily in American Art: 1860 - 1940" Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, (October 3, 2002 - January 14, 2003); Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, (March 9, 2003 - May 18, 2003); Muscarelle Museum of Art (May 31, 2003 - August 10, 2003)

"From the Collection: 20th Century American Art", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (January 12 - March 5, 2001)

"Realism Revisted" Flint Institute of Art, Flint, Michigan (April 27 - May 30, 1966).

Keywords: Still life, Flower, Painting, Lilies