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Artist Marsh, Reginald
Title Monday Night at the Metropolitan
Date ca.1936
Year Range from 1931
Year Range to 1941
Medium egg tempera and oil on panel
Dimensions H-40 W-28.2 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.005.001
Object Name Painting
Provenance Frank Rehn Gallery, New York, NY; C. Leonard Pfeiffer, 1942; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography "Gallery of American Paintings," U of A, 1942, page 21, illus.
Exhibition Catalogue: "Contemporary American Paintings from the Collection of the University of Arizona," Metropolitan Museum, NY, 1943, cat. #43, illus.
"Painting, Drawing, Prints, and Sculpture from American College and University Collections," University of North Carolina, 1958, cat. #1, page 10, illus.
Exhibition Catalogue: "East Side, West Side, All Around the Town," U of A, 1959, cat. #40, color.
"The C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," U of A, 1961, cat. #53, color illus.
"University of Arizona Collection of American Art," U of A, 1947, #68, illus.
Baigell, Matthew. "American Scene," Praeger, NY, 1975, page 161, color.
Exhibition Catalogue: "Reginald Marsh, 1898-1954: Paintings and Works on Paper," The Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, MO, Hirschl and Adler Galleries, Inc., NY, 1986, cat. #14 (detail).
O'Brien, James P. "The Listening Experience: Elements, Forms, and Styles in Music," Schirmer Books, New York, 1987, illus, no page.
The Journal of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, Reports, Washington D.C., May/June 1991, cover illustration.
Frankel, David. "Masterpieces: Best-loved Paintings from 33 American Museums," Simon and Schuster, 1995.
Stockdale, Freddie. "Emperors of Song, Three Great Impresarios," John Murray Publishing, London, 1998, cover illustration.
Exhibition Catalogue: "Milk and Eggs: The American Revival of Tempera Painting, 1930-1950," with essays by Richard J. Boyle, Hilton Brown, and Richard Newman, Brandywine River Museum, PA, Washington University Press, 2002, page 33, 122 illus, page 221 text.
"Reginald Marsh and Infamous New Yorkers" Schwartz, Constance; Perrell, Franklin Hill, The Nassau County Museum of Art Roslyn Harbor, NY
"The Metropolitan Opera Companion" front cover, souvenir mug and cotton t-shirt 1997
"The Boston Book Review" May 1996 Alexandrov, Kiril Cambridge, MA
Bolger, Doreen; Curry, David P.; Weinberg, H. Barbara; "American Impressionism and Realism: The Painting of Modern Life" 1885-1915, The Metropolitan Musuem of Art New York 1994
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. 43, ill.; "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; "Reginald Marsh Memorial Exhibition," sponsored by the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY and circulated to 8 museums nationwide, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Detroit Institute of the Arts, Dallas Museum of Art, City Art Museum of St. Louis, Los Angeles County Museum, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Art, Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Nov 1955-Dec 1956; "30th Anniversary Exhibition," University of Kansas Museum of Art, Lawrence, Feb-Mar 1958; "The Artist in New York," Museum of the City of New York, Apr-Sep 1958; Inaugural Exhibition, William Hayes Ackland Memorial Art Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Sep 19-Oct 27, 1958, cat. no. 40, ill. (color); Arizona State University Art Department, Tempe, 1960; "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; "East Side, West Side, All Around the Town," UAMA, 1969, cat. no. 40, ill. (color); "Tucson Collects," Tucson Museum of Art, May 1-Jun 22, 1975; "200 Years of American Painting," Fresno Arts Center, CA, Nov-Dec 1977, cat. no. 59, ill.
"Reginald Marsh Retropective" UA 1969 cat. #40
"Tucson Collects", Tucson Museum of Art, AZ, May 1 - Jun 22, 1975;
"Arizona Collects: Twentieth Century Painting," Tucson Museum of Art, Jan 18-Mar 23, 1986.

Obj. File: "Milk and Eggs: The American Revival of Tempera Painting, 1930-1950," traveled: Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA, Mar 9-May 19, The Akron Art Museum, OH, June 15-Sept 1, The University of Kansas Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS, Sept 21-Nov 17, 2002.
"American Visions: Selections from the C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," UAMA (Hanson Gallery), Nov 22, 2013-March 24, 2014.
Subjects Representational
Tempera
Tempera paintings
Egg tempera
Oil paintings
Theater audiences
Theaters
Figures
Men
Women
Crowds