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Artist Jules, Mervin
Title Desire
Date ca. 1940
Year Range from 1935
Year Range to 1945
Medium Oil on board
Dimensions H-8.2 W-9.76 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.007.003
Object Name Painting
Provenance ACA Gallery, New York, NY; C. Leonard Pfeiffer, 1943; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography "The University of Arizona Collection of American Art," cat. #48.
"C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," U of A, 1961, cat. #46, page 60.
"The Neglected Generation of American Realist Painters, 1930-1948," Wichita Art Museum, 1981, fig. #86.
Zerhe, Kathryn J. "Soul vs. Body: a Battle for Life," The Menninger Foundation, Topeka, KS, 1993, pages 5-10, color illus. page 7.
Exhibitions History "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. 33; "Fifty Years Ago," University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Sep 18-Dec 5, 1980; "The Neglected Generation of American Realist Painters, 1930-1948," Wichita Art Museum, KS, May 3-June 14, 1981, fig. 86.

Obj. File: "Art What Thou Eat," Edith C. Blum Art Institute, Sept 2-Nov 18, 1990
Subjects Representational
Figures
Girls
Bakeries
Buildings
Oil painting
Social realism
Children