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Artist Levine, Jack
Title Dramatis Personae
Date ca. 1942
Year Range from 1937
Year Range to 1943
Medium Oil on board
Dimensions H-5.394 W-11.417 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.003.003
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, #41.
The University of Arizona Collection of American Art, U of A, 1947, #63.
C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collections, U of A, 1961, cat. #61, page 75.
Exhibition Catalogue: "Justice and the Palette," Carroll Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University, 1968, cat #36.
Lanier, Vincent. "The Visual Arts and the Elementary Child," Teachers College Press, Columbia University, NY, 1983, image 24.
Boyle, Alistair. "The Unlucky Seven: A Gil Yates private investigator novel," Allen A. Knoll Publishers, Santa Barbara, CA, 1997, cover illus.
Exhibitions History Downtown Gallery, NY, Jun 15-24, 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, Aug 1943, cat. no. 41; "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; Yuma Public Library, AZ, Feb 1961; "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; "Contemporary Art on Jewish Themes," Sisterhood Congregation Emanu-El, San Bernardino, CA, Feb 1-21, 1967; "Justice and the Palette," The Carroll Reece Museum, Johnson City, TN, Mar 10-Apr 28, 1968; Inaugural Exhibition, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX, Mar-Apr 1971; Inaugural Exhibition, Olin Art Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, Sept 30-Oct 24, 1972; "Jack Levine," Robert I. Kahn Gallery, Temple Emanu-El, Houston, Sep 13-Oct 10, 1979.

Obj. File: "Social Concern and Urban Realism, American Paintings of the 1930s," American Federation of the Arts, ex. #82-10, Mar 1982-Sept 1983; "Spirit of the City," Laban Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Feb 18-Apr 7, 1986.
"American Visions: Selections from the C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," UAMA (Hanson Gallery), Nov 22, 2013-March 24, 2014.
Subjects Stages (Platforms)
Men
Costumes
Dramatists
Police
Social classes