Arthur Dove (1880-1946)
Arthur Dove (1880-1946)
Arthur Dove (1880-1946)
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Artworks from the Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
ARTHUR DOVE (1880-1946)

Sun Through Tree II

ARTHUR DOVE (1880-1946)
Sun Through Tree II
watercolor on paper
4 3⁄4 x 5 3⁄8 in. (12.1 x 16.7 cm.)
Executed in 1934.
An American Place, New York.
The Downtown Gallery, New York.
The Art Center in Ja Jolla, La Jolla, California.
Private collection, San Diego, California, acquired from the above, 1961.
Gift to the present owner from the above.
R.S. Harnsberger, Four Artists of the Stieglitz Circle: A Sourcebook on Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, John Marin and Max Weber, Westport, Connecticut, 2002, p. 77.
San Diego, California, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, Out of Sight: Selections from San Diego Collections, March 17-April 23, 1972.
San Diego, California, San Diego Museum of Art, Insight: Selections from San Diego Collections, April 23-June 12, 1983.

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Executed in the same year as the present work, a very similar watercolor entitled Sun Through Tree I is in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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