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Joseph Jeffers Dodge (American, 1917 - 1997)

Dancing Pears II: Fandango

Dancing Pears II: Fandango

1992
oil on panel
16 x 20 in.

Gift of Mr. Joseph Jeffers Dodge, AG.1996.2.59

Jerry Dodge’s inspiration was borrowed pears ordered from the Harry and David catalogues that arrive in many American homes with great regularity during the holidays.  The artist had refrigerated several of these and when he removed them the condensation made the paper cling to the fruit.  He was struck immediately by the very real artistic and expressive possibilities he saw, much as he had been when he recognized potential subjects in torn packaging and odd shaped bread from Bologna.

The subtitle of Fandango refers to a lively Spanish dance.  The paired canvases were among his most popular in the last exhibitions and Dodge himself admitted that he found them to be among his most successful late works.

Visitor's Comments:

"I like the realism and attention to detail, and the simplicity and balance of the composition. It focuses attention on things we don't often notice every day." - anonymous

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Joseph Jeffers
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Dodge
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1992
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20th and 21st Century European and American Art
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oil on panel<br />16 x 20 in.

Jerry Dodge’s inspiration was borrowed pears ordered from the Harry and David catalogues that arrive in many American homes with great regularity during the holidays.  The artist had refrigerated several of these and when he removed them the condensation made the paper cling to the fruit.  He was struck immediately by the very real artistic and expressive possibilities he saw, much as he had been when he recognized potential subjects in torn packaging and odd shaped bread from Bologna.

The subtitle of Fandango refers to a lively Spanish dance.  The paired canvases were among his most popular in the last exhibitions and Dodge himself admitted that he found them to be among his most successful late works.

Permanent Gift: 
Gift of Mr. Joseph Jeffers Dodge
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Jerry Dodge’s inspiration was borrowed pears ordered from the Harry and David catalogues that arrive in many American homes with great regularity during the holidays.  The artist had refrigerated several of these and when he removed them the condensation made the paper cling to the fruit.  He was struck immediately by the very real artistic and expressive possibilities he saw, much as he had been when he recognized potential subjects in torn packaging and odd shaped bread from Bologna.

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Permanent Art Location: 
American
Permanent Art Life Span: 
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Catalog Number: 
AG.1996.2.59
Permanent Artist First Name: 
Joseph Jeffers
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Dodge
Permanent Image: 
Add "c."?: 
No
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1992
Permanent Period: 
20th and 21st Century European and American Art
Permanent Material: 
oil on panel<br />16 x 20 in.

Jerry Dodge’s inspiration was borrowed pears ordered from the Harry and David catalogues that arrive in many American homes with great regularity during the holidays.  The artist had refrigerated several of these and when he removed them the condensation made the paper cling to the fruit.  He was struck immediately by the very real artistic and expressive possibilities he saw, much as he had been when he recognized potential subjects in torn packaging and odd shaped bread from Bologna.

The subtitle of Fandango refers to a lively Spanish dance.  The paired canvases were among his most popular in the last exhibitions and Dodge himself admitted that he found them to be among his most successful late works.

Permanent Gift: 
Gift of Mr. Joseph Jeffers Dodge
Permanent Quote: 
"I like the realism and attention to detail, and the simplicity and balance of the composition. It focuses attention on things we don't often notice every day." <strong>- anonymous</strong>
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