About This Artwork

Arthur Dove
American, 1880-1946

A Reasonable Facsimile, 1942

Encaustic on canvas
47.3 x 63.2 cm (18 5/8 x 24 7/8 in.)
Signed lower center: Dove

Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949.541

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

New York, An American Place, "Arthur G. Dove," April 14-May 27, 1942, cat. 3.

New York, Museum of Modern Art, "Alfred Stieglitz: His Collection," 1947, cat. 32.

Publication History

Ann Lee Morgan, "Arthur Dove: Life and Work with Catalogue Raisonne" (Associated University Press, 1984) p. 288.

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. 118.

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