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Iron Bench

1939
Edwin Walter Dickinson (American, 1891–1978)


Dimensions

Sheet (sight): 27.7 x 32.7 cm (10 7/8 x 12 7/8 in.) Framed: 43.8 x 48.9 cm (17 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1997.22

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on white wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Signed and dated in graphite along r. edge of sheet: E. W. Dickinson 1939; Inscribed in graphite, l. r. bottom edge: 770 (This number refers to 770 West Ferry Street, Ainsley and Esther Sawyer's address in Buffalo, NY, where the artist was living with his family in the winter of 1938-39. The iron bench featured in this drawing was installed in their backyard.); Inscription in graphite, u. l. along l. edge of sheet: Souvenir

Provenance

Esther and Ainsley Sawyer, Buffalo, NY; bequeathed to their son; passed through several dealers; Babcock Galleries, New York; purchased by MFA, March 1997.

Credit Line

Gift of Florence S. Gerstein and Lucy Dalbiac Luard Fund

Copyright

© Helen Dickinson