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Artist Kuniyoshi, Yasuo
Title The Cowgirl
Date ca.1941
Year Range from 1936
Year Range to 1946
Medium Gouache on gessoed board
Dimensions H-15.039 W-11.024 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.003.001
Object Name Painting
Provenance Downtown Gallery, New York, NY; C. Leonard Pfeiffer, 1943; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography Exhibition Catalogue: "Contemporary American Paintings from the Collection of the University of Arizona," Metropolitan Museum, NY, 1943, cat. #84, illus.
University of Arizona Collection of American Art, U of A, 1947, cat. #57, illus.
C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection, U of A, 1961, cat. #63, illus.
Richards, Clarice E. "A Tenderfoot Bride: Tales from an Old Ranch," University of Nebraska Press, 1988, cover illus.
"Yasuo Kuniyoshi Catalogue Raisonne," Yasuo Kuniyoshi Museum, Fukutake Publishing Co, 1991, page 127, illus #237
Guest Informant, May 1998 (?).
Exhibitions History "Twenty-First International Exhibition of Watercolors," Chicago Art Institute, May-Aug 1942; Downtown Gallery, Jan 1943; "An Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings From the Collection of the University of Arizona," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Apr 7-27, 1943, M.H. DeYoung Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA, Aug 1943, cat. no. 84; "Kuniyoshi Retrospective," Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, Mar-May, 1948; Texas Western College of the University of Texas, El Paso, TX, Mar 1950; "A University Collects-Arizona," sponsored by the American Federation of the Arts, New York City, circulated: University of California Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Sept 9-30, 1952, Rosicrucian Egyptian Oriental Museum, San Jose, CA, Dec 5-31, 1952, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, CA, Jan 18-Feb 8, 1953, Texas Western College, El Paso, Feb 22-Mar 15, 1953, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL, June 29-July 26, 1953, Miami Beach Art Center, Aug 10-27, 1953, Winston-Salem Public Library, NC, Sept 20-Oct 11, 1953, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Oct 25-Nov 15, 1953, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, Nov 28-Dec 18, 1953; Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1960; P"Paintings from the Collections of the University of Arizona," circulated: Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, Des Moines, IA, Kansas Art Gallery, Lawrence, KS, 1962-1963; Inaugural Exhibition, Olin Art Gallery, Whitney College, Walla walla, WA, Sep 30-Oct 24, 1972.

Obj. File: "In Search of Sunsets," Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, Sept 12-Nov 22, 1992; "Yasuo Kuniyoshi Retrospective," Nippon Television Network Corporation, Nov 1989-Apr 1990, traveled: Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto.
Subjects Representational