Artist John Marin, American, 1870 - 1953
Title
  • Circus Forms
Date 1934
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 29 × 36 1/4 inches (73.7 × 92.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 69.307
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, lower right: Marin 34
1934, An American Place;
1935, The Downtown Gallery;
1935-1969, Robert H. Tannahill (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1969-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
John Marin. Exh. cat., An American Place. New York, 1934, no. 22.

American Magazine of Art 28 (1935): p. 669 (ill.).

Benson, E.M. John Marin: The Man and his Work. Washington, D.C., 1935, p. 96, no. 48 (ill.).

John Marin: Watercolors, Oil Paintings, Etchings. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art. New York, 1936, pp. 33-34, no. 178 (ill.).

Helm, MacKinley. John Marin. Boston, 1948, p. 72 (pl. H).

John Marin: Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonne. Tucson, 1970, Vol. 1, p. 230; Vol. 2, p. 34 (ill.).

Fine, Ruth. John Marin. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1990, pp. 256-258.