“Artists of Chicago Open 50th Local Annual––Split $3,475 Purse,” The Art Digest 20, 14 (1946) p. 8 (ill.).
Katherine Kuh, “A Golden Anniversary for Chicago Art,” Art Institute of Chicago Bulletin 40, 4 (1947) p. 41 (ill.).
Frank Holland, “Gertrude Abercrombie Wins New Art Laurels,” Chicago Sun–Times, November 21, 1948.
Frank Sandiford, “About Gertrude,” Chicago Photographic 3 (Summer 1950) ill.
Judith A. Barter, ed. “America After the Fall: Painting in the 1930s” exh. cat. (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2016), fig. 20, p. 109.
New York, Asociated American Artist Galleries, First Exhibition––Paintings, Gertrude Abercrombie, Jan 24–Feb 6, 1946.
Art INstitute of Chicago, The Fiftieth Annual Exhibition of Works by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Mar 28–May 12, 1946, cat. 3.
Chicago Public Library, Art Room, Nov 1948.
Winnetka, Illinois, Leonard Linn Gallery, Feb 1952.
Chicago, Stevens–Gross Galleries, Gertrude Abercrombie: Paintings, Mar 7–Apr 4, 1952.
Massachusetts, Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Twelfth Annual Spring Purchase Exhibition, Apr 20–May 25, 1952, cat. 11.
Chicago, Hyde Park Art Center, Gertrude Abercrombie, Nov 4, 1956.
Springfield, Illinois State Museum, Painters and Sculptors in Illinois 1820–1945, Oct 30–Dec 12, 1971, cat. 63; traveled to Champaign, Illinois, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Feb 6–27, 1972; Peoria, Illinois, Lakeview Center for the Arts and Sciences, Mar 10–Apr 16; Chicago Historical Society, Apr 26–Jun 24, 1972.
Chicago, Hyde Park Art Center, Gertrude Abercrombie: A Retrospective Exhibition, Jan 28–Mar 5, 1977, cat. 40 (frontispiece).
New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers University Art Gallery, Realism and Realities: the Other Side of American Painting 1940–1960, Jan 17–Mar 26, 1982, cat. 2; traveled to Alabama, Montogmery Museum of Fine Arts, Apr 15–Jun 13; College Park, Art Gallery, University of Maryland, Sep 7–Oct 18.
Springfield, Illinois State Museum, Gertrude Abercrombie, Jul 28– Oct 25, 1991; traveled to Chicago, State of Illinois Art Gallery, Mar 18–May 17, 1991.
Madison, Wisconsin, Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, With Friends: Six Magic Realists, 1940–1965, Jun 18–Sep 18, 2005, cat. 12
The artist, Chicago, c. 1945; Gertrude Abercrombie Trust, Chicago, 1977; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1978.
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