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Alice Neel (1900-1984)
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Alice Neel (1900-1984)

José Asleep

Details
Alice Neel (1900-1984)
José Asleep
signed and dated 'Neel 38' (lower left)
pastel on paper
12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 22.9 cm.)
Drawn in 1938.
Provenance
Robert Miller Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1986
Literature
P. Hills, Alice Neel, New York, 1983, pp. 66-67 (illustrated in color).
N. Princenthal, "About Faces: Alice Neel's Portraits," Parkett, no. 16, p. 11 (illustrated in color).
I. Sischy, "Artist, Interrupted," Vanity Fair, July 2000, p. 151 (illustrated in color).
P. Hoban, Alice Neel, The Art of Not Sitting Pretty, New York, 2010, p. 141.
Exhibited
New York, Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, Alice Neel, Paintings and Drawings, March-May 1986.
New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Alice Neel: Drawings and Watercolors, December 1986-January 1987, n.p. (illustrated in color).
St. Louis Art Museum; Honolulu Academy of Art; Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, The Ebsworth Collection: American Modernism, 1911-1947, November 1987-June 1988, pp. 142-143 and 212, no. 49 (illustrated in color).
Bridgehampton, Dia Center for the Arts, Alice Neel in Spanish Harlem, June-July 1991, n.p. and 24 (illustrated).
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Seattle Art Museum, Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection, March-November 2000, pp. 186-187 and 292, no. 47 (illustrated in color).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Andover, Addison Gallery of American Art; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Denver Art Museum, Alice Neel 1900-1984, February-April 2001, pp. 91 and 178, pl. 12 (illustrated in color).
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