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Creator Name: Delvaux Paul
Creator Nationality: Belgian
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1898 - 1994
Creator Name-CRT: Paul Delvaux
Title: Woman with a Mirror
Creation Start Date: 1945
Creation End Date: 1945
Creation Date: 1945
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: Painting
Materials and Techniques: oil on masonite
Dimensions: 35 3/4 x 31 x 2 1/2 in. (90.81 x 78.74 x 6.35 cm) (outer frame)28 3/8 x 23 1/2 in. (72.07 x 59.69 cm) (canvas)
Inscriptions: Signed:In black: [P. DELVAUX. 3-45]Inscribed:Signature and Date
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 71.69
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Butler
Provenance: Collection of the artiSTThrough 1971; (Delvaux sale through Parke- Bernet, New York, New York, sale number 3170, lot 68); (Reyn Gallery, Inc., New York, New York); purchased by Patrick and Aimee Mott Butler, St. Paul, Minnesota; gift to MIA in 1971. Letter from Sam Sachs dated January 1, 1973 to Peter Butler for IRS: "The painting was originally acquired directly from the artist himself and, as you know, was acquired by your parents at public auction at Parke-Bernet Galleries (sale number 3170), lot 68) where it had been placed for sale by an unnamed party. The painting was fully reproduced, in color, in that catalogue." Butler sale receipt in curatorial file from Parke-Bernet dated March 11, 1971 for sale #3170; through Reyn Gallery Inc., 740 Madison Avenue at 64th St, NY NY 10021
Exhibition History: - Ostende, Belgium, Musée des Beaux-Arts, "Paul Delvaux Retrospective Exhibition" (1962), cat. no. 25, repr.
Exhibition History: - Brussels, Belgium, Galerie Robert Flinck, "Exposition de peinture moderne" 1962, no. 45, repr.
Exhibition History: - Minneapolis, Minnesota, Walker Art Center, "The Legacy of Surrealism" (March 10, 1991 - July 7, 1991).
AMICA ID: MIA_.71.69
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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