Artist Jean Lurçat, French, 1892-1966
  • Snow Cloud
Date 1929
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Overall: 35 × 45 1/2 inches (88.9 × 115.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Edsel B. Ford
Accession Number 42.113
Department European Modern Art to 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed, lower right: Lurcat 29
1930, (Valentine Gallery, New York, New York, USA);
Private Collection (New York, New York, USA);
(Bignou Gallery, New York, New York, USA);
1942, purchased by Mr. and Mrs. B. Edsel Ford (Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan, USA);
1942-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Flint, Ralph. "Lurcat's Exhibitions at the Valentine and Becker Galleries Reveal a New Power of Invention," The Art News (November 15, 1930): p. 1, 6, (ill.).

Recent Works of Jean Lurcat. Exh. cat., Valentine Gallery. New York, November 1930, cat. no. 3 (ill.).

Albums of Photographs of Paintings and Drawings that Passed through the Hands of the Bignou Gallery. cat., Bignou Gallery. New York, 1930-1940, [on deposit at the Frick Art Reference Library].

Neugass, Fritz. "En Marge du Reel: Jean Lurcat," L'Amour du l'Art, no. 8 (Sept-Oct 1932): p. 281, 285, (ill.), (fig. 40) [Le nocturne a la neige].

Bulletin of the DIA 22, no 3 (1942): p 24 (ill).

Richardson, E. P. Twentieth Century Painting. Detroit, 1947, p. 42.

Roy, Claude. Lurcat. Geneve, 1956, no. 21, (ill.) [Le Nuage de neige].

Denizeau, Gerard and Simone Lucat. L'Oeuvre Peint de Jean Lurcat, 1910-1965. Lausanne: Acatos, 1998, p. 351, cat. no. 1929.41, (repr.).