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George Copeland Ault (1891-1948)

The Stairway

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George Copeland Ault (1891-1948)
The Stairway
signed and dated 'G.C. Ault '21' (lower left)
oil on canvas
18¼ x 14¼ in. (46.4 x 36.2 cm.)
Provenance
The artist.
Mrs. George C. Ault, wife of the artist.
Gift to the present owner from the above, 1961.
Literature
Society of Independent Artists, Annual Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1922, n.p., no. 32 (as The Double Stairway).
The Academy of Arts, Berlin, American Realism, exhibition catalogue, p. 136, no. 4.
N. Homma, G. Levin and J. Meikle, Visions of Tomorrow: New York and American Industrialization in the 1920s-1930s, exhibition catalogue, Tokyo, Japan, 1988, pp. 142, 187, no. 122, illustrated.
M.S. Kushner, A. Anreus, M. Grzesiak and V. Wageman, Three Hundred Years of American Painting: The Montclair Art Museum Collection, New York, 1989, p. 130, no. 13, illustrated.
Exhibited
New York, Society of Independent Artists, Annual Exhibit, 1922.
Berlin, Germany, The Academy of Arts, and elsewhere, American Realism 1920-1940, November 9-December 28, 1980.
New Brunswick, New Jersey, Johnson and Johnson World Headquarters, American Painting of the Early Twentieth Century, December 1984-February 1985.
Tokyo, Japan, Isetan Museum of Art, and elsewhere, Visions of Tomorrow: New York and American Industrialization in the 1920s-1930s, April 21-May 9, 1988.

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