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Still Life: Used, Broken and Old, 1939
Katherine Schmidt

Oil on canvas, Image H: 20 in, Image W: 30 in, Frame H: 28.25 in, Frame W: 38.25 in
Purchase 1944 Wallace M. Scudder Bequest Fund  44.175
Not On View
Primary Title Notes: Title was officially changed by Llyod Goodrich and Patterson Sims for the 1982 Whitney exhibition (formerly "Still Life.")
Inscriptions:
recto: l.c. black paint "KATHERINE SCHMIDT - 39"

Labels/Stamps:
back of frame: u.l. printed and typed paper label "STILL LIFE NO. 15 / ARTIST Katherine Schmidt / MEDIUM Oil / SIZE 30 x 80 DATE 1939 / S.P. AII NOTE / THE DOWNTOWN GALLERY - 43 E. 51st St., New York"; back of frame: u.r. printed and typed paper label 'PAINTING IN THE UNITED STATES / October 14 - December 12 / 1943 / REG NO. 3 CASE NO. 1-3 / Reserve this / part for the / Institute / CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, PITTSBURG, PA., U.S.A. / TITLE STILL LIFE / PAINTER KATHERINE SCHMIDT / OWNER ARTIST / ADDRESS THE DOWNTOWN GALLERY / ATTACH SECURELY; ONE LABEL TO STRETCHER, ANOTHER TO FRAME / FORM 22 (33-42-1m)"

Provenance: The Downtown Gallery, New York, New York
Exhibition History:
"Painting in the United States," Carneige Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania October 14-December 12,1943

WATV (May 8, 1956)

"The Katherine Schmidt Shubert Bequest and a Selective View of Her Art," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York (February 9 - April 4, 1982)

Keywords: Still life