About This Artwork

Philip Evergood
American, 1901–1973

The Indestructibles, 1946

Oil on canvas
100.3 x 80 cm (39 1/2 x 31 1/2 in.)

Gift of the Collection of Philip J. and Suzanne Schiller American Social Commentary Art, 1930-1970, 2000.519

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

New York, ACA Gallery, 20 Years of Evergood, April 1946, pp. 20, 73 (ill.).

Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Painting in the United States, 1946, October 10–December 8, 1946, cat. 65, pl. 78.

New York, Forum Gallery, Radical Views: George Grosz, Philip Evergood, Jan. 17–Feb. 21, 1998, pp. 18–19, 31–32.

Publication History

Jo Gibbs, “Philip Evergood Looks Across Twenty Years,” Art Digest 20, 14 (April 15, 1946), pp. 9, 30 (ill.).

Kendall Taylor, Philip Evergood: Never Separate from the Heart, exh. cat. (Center Gallery Publication/Bucknell University Press, 1987), p. 156, ill. n.p.

Frances K. Pohl, In the Eye of the Storm: An Art of Conscience, 1930–1970. Selections from the Collection of Philip J. and Suzanne Schiller, exh. cat. (Pomegranate, 1995), pp. 8–9.

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. 158.

Ownership History

Dr. Marvin Linick, New York, by 1946 [see Pittsburgh 1946 exh. cat]. Philip J. and Suzanne Schiller, by 1986 [see Bucknell 1986 exh. cat.]; given by them to the Art Institute, 2000.

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