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From Portal to Paradise

Artist:
Ronnie Landfield (American, born Bronx, New York 1947)
Date:
1982
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
8 ft. 11 in. × 78 in. (271.8 × 198.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Cowles, in memory of Nancy Hanks, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.78.1
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (verso): From the Portal to Paradise / Ronnie Landfield 1982
Charles Cowles, New York (1982–83; his gift to MMA)

New York. Charles Cowles Gallery. "Ronnie Landfield," January 8–29, 1983, unnum. brochure.

Gubbio, Italy. Palazzo Ducale. "Dialoghi nell'arte," June 16–September 30, 1984, unnumbered cat. (p. 103).

Tulsa, Okla. Philbrook Museum of Art. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 14–June 9, 1991, no. 59.

Miami. Center for the Fine Arts. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," June 29–August 24, 1991, no. 59.

Omaha. Joslyn Art Museum. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 14–November 10, 1991, no. 59.

Tampa Museum of Art. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," December 14, 1991–February 8, 1992, no. 59.

Greenville, S. C. Greenville County Museum of Art. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 17–May 10, 1992, no. 59.

Madison, Wisc. Madison Art Center. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," June 6–August 2, 1992, no. 59.

Grand Rapids, Mich. Grand Rapids Art Museum. "The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 11–November 8, 1992, no. 59.

Lisa M. Messinger. "Twentieth Century Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1982–1983. New York, 1983, p. 66, ill. (color), calls it "From the Portal to Paradise".

Grace Glueck. "The Met Makes Room for the 20th Century." New York Times (September 18, 1983), p. H30.

William S. Lieberman in Dialoghi nell'arte (Dialogues in Art). Exh. cat., Gubbio Palazzo Ducale. Gubbio, 1984, pp. 102–3, ill. (color).



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