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A Stitch at Night [The Tailor]

A Stitch at Night [The Tailor]


Abe Blashko

American, 1920 - 2011

Lithographic crayon on Sunray Drawing Board
23 x 14 1/2 in.
Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection
Provenance: The artist, Seattle, to Seattle Art Museum, January 1939, purchase
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistoryIn chronological order:

Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, Drawings by Abe Blashko, Nov. 9-Dec. 4, 1938. No catalogue.

Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, Northwest Art of the 1930s, Apr. 27-July 30, 1995. No catalogue.
Published ReferencesIn chronological order

cf. Callahan, Kenneth. “Seattle Art Museum,” Seattle Sunday Times, November 12, 1938: p. 5 [review of 1938 SAM show, discusses all the drawings generally].

Martin, Scott. “Integrating Style with Substance: Scott Martin Talks with Cover Artist Abe Blashko,” Raven Chronicles 3, no. 3 (Spring 1994), reproduced p. 25.

cf. Hackett, Regina. “SAM Show Unearths Views of a Long-lost Pacific Northwest,” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, April 29, 1995: p. 22 [review of 1995 show; lengthy commentary on three Blashko drawings, none identified].

Martin, Scott. “Art is Where You Find It: An Exhibit and Profile of Abe Blashko, Raven Chronicles, on-line edition (April 1998),, reproduced.

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