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Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Alice Halicka, Polish, active France, 1894–1975

On the Beach


Oil on canvas

56.4 × 74.5 cm (22 3/16 × 29 5/16 in.)
Gift of Collection Société Anonyme
Made in Poland
On view
20th century

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.

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.

Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 20-21, ill.

A. K., “Modern Show of High Quality,” AWA Bulletin (November 29, 1934): 42.

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.

E. Teriade, “Propos sur les Expositions,” Cahiers d’Art 1, no. 4 (May 1926): 80–82.

D. Dudley, “Four Post-Moderns,” American Magazine of Art 38 (1935): 539–44.

Pierre Cailler, “Alice Halicka,” Cahiers d’Art 171 (1962): 1–16.

Alice Halicka, Hier, Souvenirs (Paris: Editions du Pavois, 1946).

Hans Hildebrandt, Die Frau als Künstlerin (Berlin: R. Mosse, 1928).

Lucien Murat, “Sélections: Romances Captionnées,” L’Art Vivant 2 (January 1926).

A. Halicka: Le Cubisme au Féminin, exh. cat. (Vichy, France: La Salle, 1988).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.