The Artist; Estate of the Artist; By descent to the Artist’s widow, Lillian Dawson; Estate of Lillian Dawson; By bequest to Private Collection, 1997; [Richard Norton Gallery, Chicago, IL];
Tulsa. Philbrook Museum of Art. From New York to New Mexico: Masterworks of American Modernism from the Vilcek Foundation Collection (February 8-May 3, 2015); Phoenix. Phoenix Art Museum (June 5-September 6, 2015); Santa Fe. Georgia O’Keeffe Museum (September 25, 2015-January 10, 2016).
Ploog, Randy J. and Myra Bairstow. Manierre Dawson (1887-1969): A Catalogue Raisonné. Jacksonville, FL: The Three Graces, LLC, 2011, p. 212, ill. 1913.39.
Agee, William C. and Lewis Kachur. Masterpieces of American Modernism: From the Vilcek Collection. London: Merrell, 2013, pp. 154-155, 265, ill. p. 155.
Meleko Mokgosi receives the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Fine Arts for paintings that rely on intensive research, reflection, and conversation in order to address widespread misrepresentation of Africa and Africans, and to accurately portray the continent’s complex social and political realities.
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