About This Artwork

Juan Gris
Spanish, 1887-1927

Glass and Playing Cards, 1915

Oil and sand on cardboard
11 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (29.2 x 19.7 cm)
Signed, l.r.: "Juan Gris"

Bequest of Mima de Manziarly Porter, 1989.51.2

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

New York, Buchholz Gallery, Juan Gris, March–April 29, 1944, n. p., cat. 6, as Still Life.

Dayton Art Institute, April 1945.

Publication History

Quinn, John, 1870–1925, Collection of Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings, and Sculpture (Huntington, New Yorl: Pidgeon Hill Press, 1926), p. 10, as Playing Cards.

Buchholz Gallery, Juan Gris, exh. cat. (New York: Buchholz Gallery, 1944), n. p., cat. 6.

Cooper, Douglas, Juan Gris (Paris: Berggruen, 1977), pp. 206–207, no. 135 (ill.).

Art Institute of Chicago, Annual Report (1988-1989), p. 5, pl. 9.

Ownership History

John Quinn (1870–1924), New York, by 1924; Quinn estate, to at least 1926 [Quinn 1926]. Mima de Manziarly Porter, Chicago and New York, by January 1930 [letter from Mrs. K. F. Simpson, of January 21, 1930, in curatorial file]; bequeathed to the Art Institute, 1989.

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