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Artist Gottlieb, Harry
Title Their Only Roof (also Home, Sweet Home)
Date 1935-36
Year Range from 1935.0
Year Range to 1936.0
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-30 W-40 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.007.012
Object Name Painting
Provenance C. Leonard Pfeiffer; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography "The U of A Collection of American Art," U of A, 1947, cat. #36.
"C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," U of A, 1961, cat. #36, page 50.
Baigell, Matthew. "The American Scene," Praeger, NY, 1974, cat. #8, page 24.
Hills, Patricia. "Social Concern and Urban Realism: American Painting of the 1930s," The American Federation of the Arts, New York, 1983, exhibition catalogue, b/w illus., page 46.
"Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains," Kansas State Historical Society, 120 W. 10th St, Topeka, KS, Dec 1992, vol. 15, no. 4, b/w illus, page 275.
Boyer, Paul S., et. al. "The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People 1890s-Present," Third Edition, D.C. Heath & Co., Lexington, MA and Toronto, 1993, color illus, page 809.
McElvaine, Robert. "The Great Depression and The New Deal: a History in Documents," New York, Oxford University Press, 1999, b/w, illus.
"JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association," AMA, Chicago, IL, 2005, 350,000 press run, color illus, cover and inside, JAMA 2005, 293:275.
Dennis, James M. "The Strike: Robert Koehler's Breakthrough Painting of Worker Protest, and Icon of the Industrial Labor Movement" 2011
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. 25; Texas Western College of the University of Texas, El Paso, TX, Mar 1950; "Fifty Years Ago," University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Sep 18-Dec 5, 1980; "1931 America: The Artist's View," Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Sep 11-Oct 31, 1982, Gallery of San Diego State University, Nov-Dec 1982; Social Concern and Urban Realism, organized by the American Federation of Arts, 1983-84, cat. no. 12, p. 46, ill. circulated District 1199, New York, NY; Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA; Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum, Anchorage, AK; Lauren Rogers Library and Museum of Art, Laurel, MS; Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH; Norton Gallery and School of Art, West Palm Beach, FL; The Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL. April 1983-Oct 1984
"American Visions: Selections from the C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," UAMA (Hanson Gallery), Nov 22, 2013-March 24, 2014.
Subjects Representational
Figures
Men
Hats
Fire
Social realism
Oil painting
Coats
Boats
Smoke
Smokestacks