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Artist Bishop, Isabel
Title Nude
Date ca.1938
Year Range from 1933
Year Range to 1943
Medium Tempera on gesso panel
Dimensions H-17.756 W-20.748 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.008.010
Object Name Painting
Provenance C. Leonard Pfeiffer; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography "The University of Arizona Collection of American Art," U of A, 1947, #6.
"The C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," U of A, 1961, cat. #6, illus, page 20.
"Isabel Bishop," U of A, 1974, cat. #33 (erroneous date), illus, page unnumbered.
Lawson, Carol S. "Twelve Gates to the City: Spiritual Views on the Journey from Thirty Authors," The Chrysalis Reader, the Swedenborg Foundation, 1996page 95, illus.
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. 5; "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; "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; Phoenix College Library, Mesa Extension, Nov-Dec, 1963; Sheldon Reich, "Isabel Bishop Retrospective," UAMA, Nov 3-Dec 1, 1974, cat. no. 32, ill. (stated date of c. 1955 is inaccurate).

Obj. File: "Paintings from the Collection of the UA," Arkansas AA Center, Little Rock, Springfield Art Museum, MO, Des Moines, IA, Kansas Art Gallery, Lawrence, 1962-63.
Subjects Representational
Figures
Women
Nudes
Tempera