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Artist Fredenthal, David
Title The People
Date ca.1939
Year Range from 1934
Year Range to 1944
Medium Tempera and oil on masonite
Dimensions H-40.843 W-48.362 cm
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.006.003
Object Name Painting
Provenance Associated American Artists, New York, NY; C. Leonard Pfeiffer, 1943; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography "University of Arizona Collection of American Art," U of A, 1947, cat. #33.
"American Art Collection," U of A, 1960, no page, illus.
"C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," U of A, 1961, cat. #33, page 47.
"The Neglected Generation of American Realist Painters, 1930-1948," Wichita Art Museum, 1981, fig. #52.
Lefrancois, Guy R. "The Lifespan," Fourth Edition, Wadsworth Publishing Company, Belmont, CA, 1993, page 580, color illus.
Boyle, Richard J., Hilton Brown, and Richard Newman. "Milk and Eggs: The American Revival of Tempera Painting, 1930-1950," Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA, in association with the Washington University Press, Seattle, 2002, page 14, color 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. 22; Texas Western College of the University of Texas, El Paso, TX, Mar 1950; "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; "The Neglected Generation of American Realist Painters, 1930-1948," Wichita Art Museum, KS, May 3-June 14, 1981, fig. 52.

Obj. File: "The Spirit of the City," Loyola Marymount University, Feb 17-Apr 7, 1986.
"Milk and Eggs: The American Revival of Tempra Painting 1930-1950," Brandywine River Musuem, Chadds Ford, PA, Feb 5 - Jun 1, 2002; "Milk and Eggs: The American Revival of Tempra Painting 1930-1950," Akron Museum of Art, Akron, OH, Jun 15 -Sept 1, 2002; Milk and Eggs: The American Revival of Tempra Painting 1930-1950," Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Spet 21 - Nov 17, 2002.
Subjects Representational
Figures
Men
Hats
Pipes
Smoking
Talking
Dogs
Trees
Statues
Benches
Tempera
Oil painting
Social realism