Diana's Mirror

TitleDiana's Mirror
Mediumoil on masonite
Dimensions29 3/8 x 35 1/2
Signature"R.A.B." [in arrowhead] lower left
Current OwnerAkron Art Institute
URL of Ownerhttp://www.akronartmuseum.org/
CityStateAkron, OH
ProvenanceWilliam T. Cresmer, Chicago, IL, 1922; Vose Galleries, Boston, MA, 1923; bequest of Edwin C. Shaw to the Akron Art Institute, Akron, OH, 1955
Exhibited"A Century of American Landscape Painting", Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, March - April 1930; Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, March - April 1939; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, December 1941; "The Edwin C. Shaw Collection", Akron Art Institute, October - November 1955; "Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Exhibition", Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE, November 1956-January 1957; "Picture of the Month", Mount Union College, Alliance, OH, January 1959; "Edwin Coupland Shaw Collection: Romanticism and Impressionism", Fine Arts Program Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC, March - May 1976; "Night Lights", Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH, May-June 1985; "The Edwin C. Shaw Collection of American Impressionist and Tonality Painting", Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, April-June 1986; "A Nation's Legacy: 150 Years of American Art from Ohio Collections", Columbus Museum of Art, January - March 1992 [Travelled to five museums throughout Japan, April-October 1992; "A Legacy of Beauty", Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, June-August 1995
Subject DescriptionTrees and foreground very black; only color a deep blue green in sky
ConditionVery fine heavy crackle; mounted on masonite and cradled. Conservation at Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH; Vose frame; considerable bloom on surface
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