Blue Revel

Blue Revel

1931

Viktor Schreckengost

(American, 1906-2008)

Oil on canvas

Framed: 139.1 x 93.1 x 5 cm (54 3/4 x 36 5/8 x 1 15/16 in.); Unframed: 127 x 81.3 cm (50 x 32 in.)

Gift of Vik Schreckengost 2000.127

Description

Blue Revel was inspired by visits to Cleveland's Globe Theatre on Woodland Avenue, where a group of faculty members from the Cleveland School of Art had rented a box. Schreckengost exhibited this painting in the 1931 May Show at the Cleveland Museum of Art, alongside his Cocktails and Cigarettes punch bowl.

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