Modern and Contemporary Art
Movement No. 1 (Provincetown)
Marsden Hartley, American, 1877 - 1943
Oil on beaver board
Currently not on view
1949-18-9The Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
LabelMarsden Hartley spent the summer of 1916 in Provincetown, Massachusetts. With its bowlike sail swaying atop a coiled hull, Movement No. 1 is one of a series of abstract compositions inspired by the ships he saw come into the Provincetown harbor.