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Signed and dated on banner: "19 E.B. 45"
Signed on reverse: "E. Berman/Hollywood./August-December 1945/"Bella Venezia""
88.9 × 116.9 cm (35 × 46 in.)
Ada S. Garrett Prize Fund and Goodman Fund
Extended information about this artwork
P. Boswell, Jr. “Chicago Surveys the Abstract and Surrealist Art of America,” Art Digest 22 (November 15, 1947), 9 (ill.).
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Twentieth Biennial Exhibition, Mar. 30–May 11, 1947.
Art Institute of Chicago, Fifty Eighth Annual Exhibition of American Painting and Sculpture, Nov. 5, 1947–Jan. 11, 1948, cat. 16.
New York, Knoedler Galleries, Eugene Berman, May 4–22, 1948, cat. 24.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, New Accessions, U.S.A., July 12–Sept. 5, 1948, cat. 12.
Lake Forest College, A Century of American Painting, Masterpieces Loaned by the Art Institute of Chicago, June 10–16, 1957, cat. 33.
Phoenix Art Museum, Eugene Berman, Oct–Nov. 1963.
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