Museum logo

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Collection Tri-Kappa
Catalog Number 1999.001.064
Title Julie
Artist Mattison, Donald
Object Name painting
Date 1950
Description Original oil portrait if a young woman, Julie.
JULIE
Hoosier Sa1on 1951 $125. 00
Donald Mattison
(Deceased 1976)
No. 33
Oil
29 X 34
It was a lucky day for Tri Kappa when Mr. Mattison saw Julie going to a birthday party! He thought Julie was so attractive that he just had to create the portrait ... The artist was Dean of the John Herron School of Art of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis from 1932 until his death in 1976 ... primarily a portrait painter .. exhibited extensively from 1933 In local, regional and national exhibits Including National Academy In New York, Corcoran Gallery,
Pennsylvania Academy, Chicago Art Institute, Golden Gate Exposition, and many others ... graduated from the Yale School of Fine Arts, and received the coveted Prix de Rome award in 1928 … taught at Columbia and New York Universities ...awarded a fellowship in painting at Lake Forest, Illinois, Foundation for Architecture and Lanscape Architecture .. A member of the Midwest College Art Conference, Mural Painters of America, North Carolina Professional Artists, Indiana Artists Club and many others.
Provenance Purchased from the Hoosier Salon.
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions H-33.5 W-28.5 inches
Catalog date 1999-12-10