Bryson Burroughs
American (1869-1934)
Calypso’s Island, 1928
Oil on canvas
36×30 IN.

Signed and dated lower center: "Bryson Burroughs 1928". Labels from the Hirschl & Adler Galleries and the Virginia Lynch Gallery affixed to verso backing. Label affixed to backing: "Bryson Burroughs Memorial Exhibition / The Metropolitan Museum of Art / New York. March 25 through May 5, 1935 / Catalogue number 45".
Exhibited: The 1928 Carnegie Institute International Exhibition; Bryson Burroughs Paintings and Drawings, Montross Gallery, New York, 1929; the 129th Annual Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, January 28th - February 25th, 1934; Bryson Burroughs Memorial Exhibition 1935, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City; and The Paintings of Bryson Burroughs Hirschl and Adler, New York, 1984.

Published: The 1928 Carnegie Institute International Exhibition: No. 171 in catalogue; Bryson Burroughs Paintings and Drawings, Montross Gallery, New York, 1929: No. 7 in the catalogue (no illustration); "Exhibitions in New York," in The Arts, XV (March 1929), p. 193; Bryson Burroughs Memorial Exhibition 1935, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City: No. 45 in catalogue; and The Paintings of Bryson Burroughs Hirschl and Adler, New York, 1984: No. 17 in catalogue (no illustration).

In this painting, Burroughs has captured the boredom of both the trapped Ulysees and his languid lover and captor, Calypso.

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