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American, Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Works in this collection range in style from Impressionism to geometric abstraction, reflecting the diversity of early-twentieth-century American art. A highlight of this collection is Stuart Davis’s mural Swing Landscape, created under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration in 1937–38.

Edmund C. Tarbell
American, 1862–1938
A Girl Mending
1905
Oil on canvas
30 1/8 x 25 ¼ in. (76.5 x 64.1 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Morton and Marie Bradley Memorial Collection, 75.122

Maurice Brazil Prendergast
American, born Canada, 1858‒1924
Gloucester
1907‒10
Oil on panel
10 5/8 x 13 ¾ in. (27.0 x 34.9 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Charles Prendergast in honor of President Thomas and Mrs. Ellen Ehrlich, 91.23

Robert Henri
American, 1865–1929
Portrait of Edith Haworth
1909
Oil on canvas
31 7/16 x 25 ½ in. (79.9 x 64.8 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 76.55

Jane Peterson
American, 1876‒1965
Harbor Scene
ca. 1910
Oil on canvas
18 x 18 in. (45.7 x 45.7 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Morton and Marie Bradley Memorial Collection, 91.421

Arthur Garfield Dove
American, 1880–1946
Connecticut River
1912–13
Pastel on linen
17 ¾ x 21 ¼ in. (45.1 x 54 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley, 76.23

Arthur Bowen Davies
American, 1862‒1928
Potentia
1913
Oil on canvas
43 x 21 in. (109.2 x 53.3 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 80.37

Gifford Reynolds Beal
American, 1879‒1956
Armistice Day, 1918
1918
Oil on canvas
36 1/8 x 48 1/8 in. (91.8 x 122.2 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, William Lowe Bryan Memorial, 57.35

Man Ray
American (active in France), 1890‒1976
The Enigma of Isidore Ducasse (L’Enigma d’Isidore Ducasse)
1920 (1971 edition)
Felt, string, and wood
17 5/16 x 22 5/8 x 9 7/8 in. (44 x 57.5 x 25.1 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 71.95.2

Man Ray
American, 1890‒1976
Gift (Cadeau)
1921 (1963 edition)
Flat iron and nails
6 ¾ x 3 15/16 x 2 13/16 in. (17.1 x 10 x 7.1 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 71.95.1

Daniel Garber
American, 1880‒1958
The Fireplace, Green Street
ca. 1923‒28
Oil on canvas
20 x 25 ¼ in. (50.8x 64.1 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Mr. John Garber, 92.206

Max Weber
American, born Russia, 1881‒1961
Beautification
1932
Oil on canvas
39 ¾ x 48 in. (101 x 121.9 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Henry R. Hope, 79.107

Stuart Davis
American, 1892–1964
Swing Landscape
1938
Oil on canvas
86 ¾ x 173 1/8 in. (220.3 x 439.7 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Allocated by the U.S. Government, Commissioned through the New Deal Art Projects 42.1

Perle Fine
American, 1908‒1988
In Staccato
1939‒41
Oil on canvas
30 x 30 in. (76.2 x 76.2 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 79.73

Kay Sage
American, 1898‒1963
Lost Record
1940
Oil on canvas
36 x 28 in. (91.4 x 71.1 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Kay Sage Bequest, 64.73

Peter Busa
American, 1914–1985
Mural Study for Children’s Hospital
ca. 1940
Oil on canvas
24 ½ x 83 ¾ in. (62.2 x 212.7 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Museum purchase with funds from the Clarence W. and Mildred Long Art Purchase Fund, 2015.133

Alexander Calder
American (active in France), 1898–1976
Necklace
ca. 1940
Hammered silver
2 5/16 x 10 ¾ in. (5.9 x 27.3 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Janet Gray Frazee Hayes, 93.91

John Graham
American, born Ukraine, ca. 1886-1961
Bird Watcher
1941
Oil on canvas
25 ¼ x 20 ¼ in. (64.1 x 51.4 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 69.86.3

Marsden Hartley
American, 1877‒1943
Three Friends
1941
Oil on masonite
41 x 30 in. (104.1 x 76.2 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Sarahanne Adams Hope in memory of Henry R. Hope, 91.28

Rufino Tamayo
Mexican, 1899‒1991
Two Women Combing Their Hair
1941
Oil on canvas
44 7/8 x 68 3/16 in. (114.0 x 173.2 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Henry R. Hope, 82.65

Abraham Rattner
American, 1893‒1978
Place of Darkness
1943
Oil on canvas
38 5/8 x 58 ½ in. (98.1 x 148.6 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Henry R. Hope, 58.42