Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940

June 4 - September 11, 2011

 



 

Exhibition checklist

 
Gertrude Brown (United States, 1870-1934)
Clarence H. White, Gertrude Käsebier, and students, Summer School of Photography,
Five Islands, Maine, circa 1913, platinum print photograph, 5 15/16 x 6 3/8 inches. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
 
F. Holland Day (United States, 1864-1933)
Little Good Harbor, Maine, ca. 1900-1910, cyanotype, 3 5/8 x 4 5/8 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Gift of Paula and Mack Lee.
 
[Nude boy in rocky landscape above water, arms raised, silhouette], 1905, platinum print photograph, upper image: 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches, lower image: 7/8 x 7 7/16 inches. The Louise Imogen Guiney Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.
 
[Ruth Ruhl, barefoot on divan, back to camera, examing Japanese print on wall], cica 1909, platinum print photograph, 10 x 7 7/8 inches. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
 
The Prodigal, 1909, platinum print photograph, 9 7/16 x 14 1/2 inches. The Louise Imogen Guiney Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.
 
Untitled [Maynard White], circa 1912, platinum print, 7 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches. Portland Museum of Art, Museum purchase with support from the Photography Fund, 2004.35.
 
Marsden Hartley (United States, 1877-1943)
Two Shells, 1928, oil on canvas, 19 3/4 x 24 inches. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966.
 
Gardener's Glove and Shears, 1937, oil on canvas board, 15 7/8 x 20 inches. Acquired 1939, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
 
Jotham's Island (now Fox), Off Indian Point, Georgetown, Maine, 1937, oil on board, 22 13/16 x 28 13/16 inches. Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, Museum purchase, 1938.41.
 
Flowers from Lachaise's Garden, 1937-38, oil on board, 24 x 18 inches. Private Collection.
 
Rising Wave, Indian Point, Georgetown, Maine, 1937­38, oil on board, 22 x 28 inches. The Baltimore Museum of Art, Edward Joseph Gallagher III Memorial Collection BMA 1958.41.
 
Surf on Reef, 1937-38, oil on board, 9 7/8 x 14 1/8 inches. Portland Museum of Art, Bequest of Elizabeth B. Noyce, 1996.38.18.
 
Robin Hood Cove, Georgetown, 1938-39, oil on board, 21 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches. Whitney Museum of America Art, New York; 50th Anniversary Gift of Ione Walker in memory of her husband, Hudson D. Walker 87.63.
 
Gertrude Käsebier (United States, 1852-1934)
[Mrs. White reading and Clarence White in sailor suit], undated, platinum print photograph, 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
 
[Agnes Lee], 1904, platinum print, image: 5 7/8 x 8 inches, mount: 6 1/8 x 8 1/8 inches. Portland Museum of Art, Museum purchase with support from Friends of the Collection, 2010.8.6.
 
The Widow, 1913, gum bichromate print, 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Portland Museum of Art, Museum purchase with support from the Photography Fund, 2006.14.2.
 
Sunshine in the House, 1913, platinum print photograph, 8 x 7 1/8 inches. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
 
Gaston Lachaise (United States, born France, 1882-1935)
Walking Woman, modeled 1919, cast 1924, bronze, 19 /8 x 10 1/2 x 7 inches. Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire. Gift of Dr. Isadore J. and Lucille Zimmerman, 1982.26.
 
Sleeping Gull, 1926, bronze, 5 x 12 1/2 inches. Gerald and Kathleen Peters, New York.
 
Alfred Stieglitz, 1927-28, bronze, 11 3/8 x 7 1/4 x 10 inches. The Lachaise Foundation, New York.
 
Portrait of John Marin, 1928, bronze, 12 1/4 x 9 5/8 x 9 5/16 inches. Collection of Lisa Marin.
 
Woman (Hesitation), 1928, bronze, 16 3/4 inches. Collection of Jonathan Zorach.
 
Garden Figure, 1935, concrete, 80 x 28 x 12 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Gift of the estate of Isabel Lachaise, 1964.36.
 
John Marin (United States, 1870-1953)
West Point, Maine, I, 1914, watercolor, 14 1/2 x 16 inches. Collection of Lisa Marin © Estate of John Marin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
 
Pine Trees on Mountain Top, Small Point, Maine, 1915, watercolor on paper, 16 x 19 in., frame: 25 x 28 inches.
Meredith Ward Fine Arts © Estate of John Marin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
 
The Pine Tree, Small Point, Maine, 1926, watercolor on paper, 17 1/4 x 22 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Bequest of Elizabeth B. Noyce, 1996.38.35 © Estate of John Marin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
 
Marin Island No. 1, Small Point-Maine, 1926, watercolor on paper, 14 x 18 1/2 inches. Collection of Owen W. and Anna H. Wells © Estate of John Marin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
 
Clara Sipprell (United States,b. Canada, 1885-1975)
[Clarence H. White, Gertrude Käsebier, and F. Holland Day seated on rocks on the Maine coast], circa 1912, platinum print photograph, 4 3/4 x 3 7/8 inches, 6 11/16 x 3 15/16 inches. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
 
Paul Strand (United States, 1890-1976)
Cobweb in Rain, Georgetown, Maine Series: Portfolio Three, 1927, gelatin silver print, 11 5/8 x 9 1/4 inches.
Portland Museum of Art. Gift of Michael E. Hoffman in honor of Laura McDill, 1989.2.1.5. Copyright © Aperture Foundation, Inc., Paul Strand Archive.
 
Gaston Lachaise, Maine, 1927, gelatin silver print, 9 9/16 x 7 5/8 inches. Copyright © Aperture Foundation Inc., Paul Strand Archive. Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona.
 
Rock, Georgetown, Maine, 1927, gelatin silver print, 10 x 8 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Museum purchase with support from the Photography Fund, 2006.15 Copyright © Aperture Foundation, Inc., Paul Strand Archive.
 
John Marin, Georgetown, Maine, 1927, 1928, gelatin silver print, 5 x 4 inches. Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine. Gift of Norma B. Marin. Copyright © Aperture Foundation, Inc., Paul Strand Archive.
 
Gaston Lachaise Exhibition at The Brummer Gallery, 27 East 57th Street, New York, February 27 - March 24, 1928, Harvard Art Museum, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Mass. Gift of Lois Orswell, P1989.22. Copyright © Aperture Foundation, Inc., Paul Strand Archive.
 
Iris, Georgetown, Maine Series: Portfolio Three, 1928, gelatin silver print, 9 13/16 x 7 7/8 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Gift of Michael E. Hoffman in honor of Laura McDill, 1989.2.1.3 Copyright © Aperture Foundation, Inc., Paul Strand Archive.
 
Marsden Hartley, Georgetown, Maine, 1928, gelatin silver print, 9 1/2 x 7 9/16 inches. Copyright © Aperture Foundation Inc., Paul Strand Archive, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona.
 
Karl Struss (United States, 1886-1981)
[Japanese print and hand], 1912, platinum print photograph, 9 1/2 x 3 inches. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
 
Max Weber (United States, 1881-1961)
[Untitled, female nude], 1910, pencil, 9 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Collection of Norma B. Marin.
 
Forest Scene, 1911, watercolor and oil-based crayon on paper, 12 7/16 x 8 1/16 inches. Whitney Museum of United States Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from the Felicia Meyer Marsh Purchase Fund and an anonymous donor 81.7.
 
Maine Coast, 1912, watercolor, 11 x 14 3/4 inches. © 2010 Estate of Max Weber, courtesy of Gerald Peters Gallery, New York.
 
Maine Night, 1914, gouache on paper, 13 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches. © 2010 Estate of Max Weber, courtesy of Gerald Peters Gallery, New York.
 
Bird, circa 1915, painted bronze, 19 1/4 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Collection of Leslie B. Otten, 10.2002.57.
 
Fisherman's House, Five Islands, Maine, 1917, watercolor, 11 1/4 x 15 1/8 inches. © 2010 Estate of Max Weber, courtesy of Gerald Peters Gallery, New York.
 
Clarence H. White (United States, 1871-1925)
Untitled (Boy sitting on tree trunk), 1905-8, platinum print, 9 3/8 x 7 5/16 inches. Princeton University Art Museum. The Clarence H. White Collection, assembled and organized by Professor Clarence H. White Jr., and given in memory of Lewis F. White, Dr. Maynard P. White Sr., and Clarence H. White Jr., the sons of Clarence H. White Sr. and Jane Felix White CHW W435 M.
 
Untitled (Nude boy with outstretched arms among rocks), 1905­8, gum bichromate print, 7 13/16 x 9 3/4 inches. Princeton University Art Museum. The Clarence H. White Collection, assembled and organized by Professor Clarence H. White Jr., and given in memory of Lewis F. White, Dr. Maynard P. White Sr., and Clarence H. White Jr., the sons of Clarence H. White Sr. and Jane Felix White CHW W9 3.
 
[Pine trees against the sky, Five Islands, Maine], circa 1907, platinum print photograph, 9 1/8 x 7 inches.
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Alfred Stieglitz, 1907, platinum print photograph, 11 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches. Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
 
Boys Wrestling, 1908, photogravure mounted to Japanese paper, 8 1/4 x 6 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Museum purchase with support from Barbara Goodbody in honor of Matt Budd, 2004.10.1.
 
Shipbuilding, Bath, Maine, 1917, platinum print, 4 13/16 x 3 7/8 inches. Princeton University Art Museum. The Clarence H. White Collection, assembled and organized by Professor Clarence H. White Jr., and given in memory of Lewis F. White, Dr. Maynard P. White Sr., and Clarence H. White Jr., the sons of Clarence H. White Sr. and Jane Felix White CHW W751 U.
 
Shipbuilding, Bath, Maine, 1917, platinum print, 4 3/4 x 3 7/8 inches. Princeton University Art Museum. The Clarence H. White Collection, assembled and organized by Professor Clarence H. White Jr., and given in memory of Lewis F. White, Dr. Maynard P. White Sr., and Clarence H. White Jr., the sons of Clarence H. White Sr. and Jane Felix White CHW W768 U.
 
The skeleton of the ship-Bath, Maine, 1918, waxed platinum, 13 3/8 x 10 1/8 inches. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
 
Marguerite Zorach (United States, 1887-1968)
Winter Landscape Maine, circa 1929, graphite on wove paper, 15 1/4 x 22 7/16 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Bequest of Mildred G. Burrage, 1983.82.
 
Isabel Lachaise, circa 1930, graphite on wove paper, 17 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Museum purchase, 1984.43.
 
Clambake, circa 1945, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Gift of Unum Provident Corporation, 2000.8.2.
 
William Zorach (United States, born Lithuania, 1887-1966)
Frog, 1930s, granite, height: 10 1/2 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Frye Island Collection. Lent anonymously, 10.1984.9.
 
Kate Gibbons, Robinhood, Maine, undated, china white and ink on wove paper laid finish, 22 5/16 x 15 1/8 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Gift of the Zorach family, Tessim Zorach, and Dahlov Zorach Ipcar, 1980.83.
 
Spirit of the Dance, circa 1932, graphite on wove paper, 3 15/16 x 6 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Gift of the Zorach family, Tessim Zorach, and Dahlov Zorach Ipcar, 1980.106.
 
Zorach House, undated, graphite on wove paper with tissue overlay, 6 5/8 x 10 1/4 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Gift of the Zorach family, Tessim Zorach, and Dahlov Zorach Ipcar, 1980.109.
 
Road to Georgetown, 1922, watercolor, 11 1/4 x 15 1/8 inches. The Zorach Collections, LLC, Courtesy of Gerald Peters Gallery, New York.
 
Winter, Robinhood Cove, post 1922, watercolor and charcoal on wove paper, 21 3/4 x 30 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Gift of Owen W. Wells and Anna H. Wells, 2007.24.30.
 
East Wind, circa 1940, bronze, 10 1/2 x 22 x 3 1/4 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Gift of Tessim Zorach and Dahlov Zorach Ipcar, 1971.4.
 
Five Islands Ice Cream Parlor, 1940, watercolor on paper, 19 x 25 5/8 inches. Portland Museum of Art. Bequest of Elizabeth B. Noyce, 1996.38.64.
 
Archival Material:
 
Seguinland Cottage Company Brochure, circa 1905, printed ink on paper, 7 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Collection of Maine Historic Preservation Commission, Augusta, Maine.
 
Brochure for The Seguinland Hotel, circa 1908, printed ink on paper, 6 1/4 x 3 9/16 inches. From the collections of the Georgetown Historical Society, Georgetown, Maine.
 
Unidentified photographer
F. Holland Day critiquing photographs at Seguinland Summer School, circa 1910, platinum print, 7 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. Princeton University Art Museum. The Clarence H. White Collection, assembled and organized by Professor Clarence H. White Jr., and given in memory of Lewis F. White, Dr. Maynard P. White Sr., and Clarence H. White Jr., the sons of Clarence H. White Sr. and Jane Felix White.
 
R.H. Cassens (United States, 1875-1948)
Seguin Island Light, Mouth Kennebec River, Me., 1913, gelatin silver print on a postcard, 3 1/2 x 5 7/16 inches.
Collection of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, Augusta, Maine.
 
Brochure for the Seguinland School of Photography, 1914, printed ink on paper. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
 
Brochure for the Aliquippa Hotel, circa 1920, printed ink on paper, 7 3/8 x 4 13/16 inches. Collection of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, Augusta, Maine.
 
Seguinland Hotel Register, 1927, 1928, printed ink on paper. From the collections of the Georgetown Historical Society, Georgetown, Maine.
 

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