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Artist Schmidt, Katherine
Title Mr. Broe Waits His Turn (also Waiting For His Turn )
Date 1937
Year Range from 1937
Year Range to 1937
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-34 W-34 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.003.002
Object Name Painting
Provenance Downtown Gallery, New York, NY; C. Leonard Pfeiffer, 1943; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography Art News, 37:9, Mar 19, 1939.
Art News, June 1939, page 16.
Cue, June 3, 1939.
University of Arizona Collection of American Art, U of A, 1947, #89.
C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection, U of A, 1961, cat. #88, page 102.
"Hard Times: Art of the '30s," MD Magazine, May 1983, page 139.
Hilfiker, David. "The Case: Clint Wooder" in Second Opinion Journal, Park Ridge Center, Chicago, IL, Oct 1992, V. 18, #2, illus #39.
Ryan, John S. and C. Ben Wright. "Plain Folk Philanthropy," Advancing Philanthropy Magazine, National Society of Fund Raising Executives, Alexandria, VA, Winter 1995, page 34-35, b/w illus page 35, credit page 24.
Exhibitions History "Exhibition of Recent Paintings by Katherine Schmidt," Downtown Gallery, NY, Mar 2-25, 1939, cat. no. 4; Montross Gallery, NY, May-Jun 1939; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Apr, 1940; Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Oct, 1940; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, May, 1941; Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, Feb, 1942; "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, Oct 1943, cat. no. 56; The Downtown Gallery, NY, Oct, 1945; "Juliana Force Memorial and American Art," Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, Sep 24-Oct 30, 1949; "Juliana Force Memorial," sponsored by American Federation of Art, NY, circulated: Dayton Art Institute, Dec 1-28, 1949, J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY, Jan 10-31, 1950, Indiana University, Bloomington, Feb 13-Mar 10, 1950, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, OH, Mar 24-Apr 22, 1950, Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT, May 5-26, 1950, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA, Jun 9-30, 1950, Currier Gallery of American Art, Manchester, NH, Sep 1-22, 1950, Baltimore Museum of Art, Oct 5-26, 1950, Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY, Nov 9-30, 1950; "Social Concern and Urban Realism, American Paintings of the 1930s," American Federation of the Arts, New York, 1983, ex. #82-10, 1982-83, cat. no. 39, p. 79, ill.
The American Federation of the Arts, Boston, MA Boston University Art Gallery Oct 13-Nov 10 1983, Ancorage, AL Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum, Dec 10 1983-Jan 21 1984, Laurel, MS Lauren Rogers Library and Museum of Art Feb 18-Mar 31 1984, Youngstown, OH Butler Institute of American Art April 28-June 9, West Palm Beach, FL Norton Gallery and School of Art July 7-Aug 18, Mobile, AL The Fine Arts Musuem of the South, Sept 15-Oct 27
Obj. File: "The Spirit of the City," Loyola Marymount University, Feb 17-Apr 7, 1986.
Subjects Men
Unemployment
Portraits
Depressions
Benches
Social classes