Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Painter:
Marsh, Reginald 1898-1954  Search this
Medium:
Tempera on panel
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
University of Georgia Georgia Museum of Art 90 Carlton Street Athens Georgia 30602 Accession Number: 1948.205
Date:
1933
Notes:
"A University Collects: Georgia Museum of Art, The University of Georgia," Athens, GA: Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 1969, no. 30.
"Highlights from the Collections," Athens, GA: Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 1968, no. 17.
Eldredge, Charles C., "Tales from the easel: American narrative paintings from Southeastern Museums, circa 1800-1950," Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, 2004, no. 44.
Cohen, Marilyn, "Reginald Marsh's New York: Paintings, Drawings, Prints and Photographs," New York: Whitney Museum of American Art in Association with Dover Publications, 1983, pg. 113.
"Reginald Marsh (1898-1954): Urban Realist, Master of Many Media," New York, NY: D. Wigmore Fine Art, 2008, pg. 41.
Manoguerra, Paul, "One Hundred American Paintings," Athens, GA: Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 2011, pg. 213.
"Advancing American Art: Politics and Aesthetics in the State Department Exhibition, 1946-1948," Montgomery, AL: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1984, no. 54.
"Advancing American Art: Politics and Aesthetics in the State Department Exhibition, 1946-1948," Montgomery, AL: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1984, fig. 38.
"A University Collects: Georgia Museum of Art, The University of Georgia," Athens, GA: Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 1969, no. 30.
"Highlights from the Collections," Athens, GA: Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 1968, no. 17.
Eldredge, Charles C., "Tales from the easel: American narrative paintings from Southeastern Museums, circa 1800-1950," Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, 2004, pg. 157.
Cohen, Marilyn, "Reginald Marsh's New York: Paintings, Drawings, Prints and Photographs," New York: Whitney Museum of American Art in Association with Dover Publications, 1983, pg. 90.
Manoguerra, Paul, "One Hundred American Paintings," Athens, GA: Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 2011, pg. 214.
(Lower right:) Reginald Marsh signed
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Crowded beach scene depicting three lifeguards seated atop a tall lifeguard stand, and throngs of beachgoers gathered on the sand below, with each figure absorbed in his or her own activity, seemingly unaware of others around them.
Topic:
Landscape--Beach  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Sport--Lifeguard  Search this
Control number:
IAP 10420192
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_389732