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Artist Gropper, William
Title The Senator (also The Speaker)
Date ca.1935
Year Range from 1935
Year Range to 1937
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-19.92 W-15.88 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.007.007
Object Name Painting
Provenance ACA Gallery, New York, NY; C. Leonard Pfeiffer, 1943; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography Cheney, Martha Chandler. "Modern Art in America," NY, Whittlesley House, McGraw Hill Book Co., Inc., 1939.
"Contemporary Paintings from the Collection of the U of A," Metropolitan Museum, NY, 1943, cat. #27.
Grace, Pajana. "The Encyclopedia Britannica Collection of Contemporary Painting," Chicago, 1946.
"The U of A Collection of American Art," U of A, 1947, cat. #38.
"American Art Collection," U of A, 1960, no page, illus.
"C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," U of A, 1961, cat. #38, page 52.
"American Paintings, 1900 to the Present," Tyler Museum of Art, 1971, Tyler, Texas. (?)
Schwartz, Constance and Perrell, Franklin Hill. "American Realism Between the Wars: 1919 to 1941," Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York, Apr 10-June 5, 1994, exh. cat., b/w illus, page 29, incorrectly labeled as "John Reed Club" No. 60.
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. 27; Phoenix Fine Arts Association, Phoenix, AZ, Jan 12-26, 1945; "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; American Embassy, Tokyo, Summer 1964-Spring 1966; "American Painting 1900 to the Present," Tyler Museum of Art, TX, Mar 21-Apr 28, 1971 (unconfirmed?).

Obj. File: "American Realism Between the Wars: 1919 to 1941," Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York, Apr 10-June 5, 1994.
Subjects Representational
Figures
Oil painting
Social realism
Senator
Speaker (person)
Paper
Eyeglasses
Men