South Chicago (South Water Street)
Oil on canvas
25 x 28 inches
Framed: 31 3/4 x 34 3/4 inches
Inscription: Signed lower left
Provenance: Private Collection, Kansas City, Missouri (by descent).
Exhibited: Nashville, Indiana, Brown County Art Gallery, "Sixth Annual Exhibition," September, 1932. This painting was also included in the 38th Annual Palette & Chisel Club exhibition in Chicago in 1932, as well as in the 1933 Works of Indiana Art Exhibition at the John Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis, Indiana. In 1935 it was included in a solo exhibition in Indianapolis at the H. Lieber Co. Gallery, as well as in a 1965 retrospective exhibition on the artist. Lastly, "C. Curry Bohm: Brown County and Beyond," exhibition shown at the Brauer Museum of Art, Brown County Art Gallery, Swope Art Museum, John P. Weatherhead Gallery of St. Francis College, all in 2020.
Literature: Illustrated in The Indianapolis Star, September 18, 1932, p. 4, in an article on the annual exhibition at the Brown County Art Gallery; Daniel Kraft and Jim Ross, Editors, "C. Curry Bohm: Brown County and Beyond." Valparaiso, Indiana, Brauer Museum of Art, 2020, reprod. p. 36, 96 (color).
Note: A rare Chicago scene, and one of the artist's most-exhibited paintings. INQUIRE MORE
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