On the Beach Artist: Alice Halicka (Polish, active France, 1894–1975)


Modern and Contemporary Art

On view, 3rd floor, Modern and Contemporary Art and Design


Oil on canvas


56.4 × 74.5 cm (22 3/16 × 29 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Collection Société Anonyme

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20th century


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Alice Halicka, 1926–27; Katherine Dreier, 1927–41; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
  • Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 175, 194, ill.
  • A. Halicka: Le Cubisme au Féminin, exh. cat. (Vichy, France: La Salle, 1988).
  • Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 319, no. 322, ill.
  • Ruth L. Bohan, The Société Anonyme's Brooklyn Exhibition: Katherine Dreier and Modernism in America (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Research Press, 1982), 142.
  • Pierre Cailler, "Alice Halicka," Cahiers d'Art 171 (1962): 1–16.
  • Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 20-21, ill.
  • Alice Halicka, Hier, Souvenirs (Paris: Editions du Pavois, 1946).
  • D. Dudley, "Four Post-Moderns," American Magazine of Art 38 (1935): 539–44.
  • A. K., "Modern Show of High Quality," AWA Bulletin (November 29, 1934): 42.
  • Hans Hildebrandt, Die Frau als Künstlerin (Berlin: R. Mosse, 1928).
  • Lucien Murat, "Sélections: Romances Captionnées," L'Art Vivant 2 (January 1926).
  • E. Teriade, "Propos sur les Expositions," Cahiers d'Art 1, no. 4 (May 1926): 80–82.
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Halicka, Alicia 1894-1975

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