About This Artwork

André Dunoyer de Segonzac
French, 1884-1974

Still Life, 1920–24

Oil on panel
21 x 17 in.
Signed: A Dunoyer de Segonzac in l. r. margin

Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection, 1926.194

© 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Minneapolis, Institute of Arts, Exhibition of Modern French Paintings from the Birch-Bartlett Collection, April 1925, n.p. (cat. 20), as Still Life.

Chicago, Art Institute, Birch-Bartlett Collection of Modern European Paintings, September 8–October 8, 1925, no cat.

Boston Art Club, Birch-Bartlett Collection of French Paintings, December 9–26, 1925, n.p. (cat. 3), as Still Life.

Publication History

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Exhibition of Modern French Paintings from the Birch-Bartlett Collection, exh. cat. (Minneapolis: Institute of Arts, 1925), n.p. (cat. 20), as Still Life.

F., “The Birch-Bartlett Loan Collection,” Bulletin of The Art Institute of Chicago 19, 7 (October 1925), p. 82.

Boston Art Club, Birch-Bartlett Collection of French Paintings, exh. cat. (Boston: Art Club, 1925), n.p. (cat. 3), as Still Life.

Art Institute, Modern Paintings in the Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial from the Birch-Bartlett Collection (Chicago: Art Institute, 1926), pp. 42, 43 (ill.), as Still Life.

Watson, Forbes, “A Note on the Birch-Bartlett Collection,” Arts 9 (June 1926), p. 312.

Zabel, Morton Dauwen, “An American Gallery of Modern Painting: The Helen Birch-Bartlett Memorial in The Art Institute of Chicago,” Art and Archaeology 26, 6 (December 1928), p. 232.

Art Institute, Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago: Art Institute, 1961), p. 133, as Still Life.

Speyer, A. James and Courtney Graham Donnell, Twentieth-Century European Paintings (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980), p. 42 (no. 1G2), as Still Life, early 1920s.

Brettell, Richard R., “The Bartletts and the Grande Jatte: Collecting Modern Painting in the 1920s,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 12, 2 (1986), p. 106.

“The Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 12, 2 (1986), p. 222 (no. 5), as Still Life, c. 1920.

Ownership History

Mr. and Mrs. Frederic C. Bartlett, Chicago, by April 1925 [Minneapolis 1925]; given to the Art Institute for the Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial, January 27, 1926.




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