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Artist Kuhn, Walt
Title Woman in Clown Costume
Date 1928
Year Range from 1928.0
Year Range to 1928.0
Medium Ink on paper
Dimensions H-16.24 W-11.44 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1946.008.002
Object Name Drawing
Provenance Midtown Galleries, New York, NY; C. Leonard Pfeiffer, 1944; gift to UAMA, 1946.
Bibliography Exhibition Catalogue: "Contemporary American Paintings from the Collection of the University of Arizona," Metropolitan Museum, NY, 1943, cat. #100.
"The University of Arizona Collection of American Art," 1947, U of A, cat. #56.
"American Art Collection," U of A, c. 1960, no page, illus.
"The C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," U of A, 1961, cat. #55, page 79.
Steadman, William. "Painter of Vision," U of A, 1966, page 21.
Hobbs, Jack A. and Rush, Jean C. "Teaching Children Art" 1999
Hoffs, Jack A; Jean C. Rush. "Teaching Children Art," Prentice Hall, NJ, 1997.

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. 100; "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; "The American Line," Tucson Fine Art Center, Nov 8-29, 1959; Yuma Public Library, AZ, Feb 26, 1961; Phoenix College Library, Feb 1961; "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 11-Dec 14, 1963; "Painter of Vision; A Retrospective of Oils, Watercolors, and Drawings by Walt Kuhn," UAMA, catalogue by William Steadman, Feb 6-Mar 31, 1966; cat. no. 16, ill.
Subjects Clowns
Costumes
Ink drawings
Sketches
Female portraits
Portrait drawings
Women
Sitting
Circus performers
Circuses & shows
Theaters