About This Artwork

Hale Woodruff
American, 1900-1980

Twilight, c. 1926

Oil on pressed paperboard
71.1 x 81.3 cm (28 x 32 in.)
Signed lower right: Hale Woodruff

Through prior bequest of Marguerita S. Ritman, 1993.125

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Art Institute of Chicago, The Negro in Art Week, November 16-December 1, 1927, cat. 40.

Publication History

Judith A. Barter et al., "American Modernism at the Art Institute of Chicago, From World War I to 1955," (Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2009), cat. 56.

Ownership History

Mrs. Olivia Anderson, Indianapolis, (sister-in-law of the artist). Derrick Joshua Beard, by 1993; sold by him to the Art Institute, 1993.

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