Collection

Kay Sage
American, 1898-1963

Small Portrait, 1950
Oil on canvas
Bequest of Kay Sage Tanguy
1963.7
Period: 20th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Framed: 15 3/8 x 12 1/4 x 1 3/16 in. (39.05 x 31.12 x 3.02 cm) Unframed: 14 1/2 x 11 3/8 in. (36.83 x 28.89 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed and dated (LR): Kay Sage '50
Exhibition History v
New York, New York, Catherine Viviano Gallery, “Kay Sage: Exhibition of Paintings,” February 21-March 11, 1950, Cat. no. 11; Rome, Italy, Galleria Dell’Obelisco, “Kay Sage,” March 16-31, 1953, Cat. no. 10; Paris, France, Galerie Nina Dausset, “Kay Sage,” April 10-30, 1953; Hartford, Connecticut, Wadsworth Atheneum, “Yves Tanguy, Kay Sage,” August 10-September 28, 1954, Cat. no. 18, repr.; Cambridge, Massachusetts, New Gallery, Charles Hyden Memorial Library Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “ Yves Tanguy, Kay Sage,” January 5-30, 1955; New York, New York, Catherine Viviano Gallery, “Kay Sage: Retrospective Exhibition,” April 5-30, 1960, Cat. no. 22; Waterbury, Connecticut, Mattatuck Museum, "A Tribute to Kay Sage," November-December 1965, Cat. no. 40, repr.; New London, Connecticut, Lyman Allyn Museum, "A Tribute to Kay Sage," January 1966; Albany, New York, Albany Institute of History and Art, "A Tribute to Kay Sage," March 1966; Williamstown, Massachusetts, Williams College Museum of Art, "A Tribute to Kay Sage," February 1966; Poughkeepsie, New York, Vassar College Art Gallery, "A Tribute to Kay Sage," April 3-25, 1966; Katonah, New York, Katonah Gallery, "A Tribute to Kay Sage," May 1966; New Paltz, New York, The College Art Gallery, State University of New York at New Paltz, "Portraits and Self-Portraits," October 8-23, 1970; Ithaca, New York, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, "Kay Sage," January 26-March 13, 1977; Same exhibition travels to: College Park, Maryland, University of Maryland, April 5-May 15, 1977; Albany, New York, Albany Institute of History and Art, June 8-July 20, 1977; Cat. no. 40, (color reproduction on cover and poster, black and white front piece); Cambridge, Massachuesetts, MIT List Visual Arts Center, "Mirror Images: Women, Surrealism and Self-Representation," April 10-June 28, 1998, p. 4, repr.; Same exhibition travels to: Miami, Florida, Miami Art Museum, September-November 1998; San Francisco, California, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, January-March 1999; Paris, France, Galerie Jean Michel Place, Paris, Scandaleusement d’ells: trente-quatre Femmes Surrealistes,” 1999, p. 269, repr.; New York, New York, National Academy of Design, "Surrealism USA," February 17, 2004- May 8, 2005; Same exhibition travels to: Phoenix, Arizona, Phoenix Art Museum, June 5-September 25 2005; Katonah, New York, Katonah Museum of Art, "Kay Sage and Yves Tanguy," January 15- April 9, 2006; London, England, Barbican Centre, "The Surreal House," June 10, 2010 - September 12, 2010; Katonah, New York, Katonah Museum of Art, “Double Solitaire: The Surreal Worlds of Kay Sage and Yves Tanguy,” June 5-September 18, 2011; Wellesley, Massachusetts, Davis Museum at Wellesley College, "Double Solitaire: The Surreal Worlds of Kay Sage and Yves Tanguy," October 19, 2011-January 15, 2012; Charlotte, North Carolina, The Mint Museum,"Double Solitaire: The Surreal Worlds of Kay Sage and Yves Tanguy," February 11-May 13, 2012.
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