Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1930 (as A Mexican Fisherman).
Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, 27th Annual International Exhibition of Paintings, Oct 16–Dec 7, cat. 57.
Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings by George and Martin Baer and Ivan Le Lorraine Albright, Jul 23–Oct 11, 1931, no. 21.
Brookyn Museum, Summer Exhibition of Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings, Jun 16–Oct 3, 1932, cat. 201 (as Heavy the Oar to Him Who is Tired, Heavy the Boat, Heavy the Sea).
Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, Jun 1–Nov 1, 1933, cat. 495 (as Heavy the Oar to Him who is Tired).
Chicago, Michigan Square Building, Chicago Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Dec 5, 1933–Jan 1, 1934, cat. 13.
White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, Old White Art Gallery at the Greenbriar Hotel, Ivan Le Lorraine Albright, Jul 1–Aug 1, 1935, cat. 1.
Minnesota State Fair Arts Show, 1936, (no cat).
Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts, 17th Annual Members’ Exhibition, 1936, no cat.
Chicago, Findlay Galleries, New Collectors Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Outstanding Chicago Area Artists, 1942 (as The Oarsman), cat. not found.
Youngstown, Ohio, Butler Art Institute, Eighth Annual New Year Show, Jan 1–31, 1943, cat. 1.
Museum of Modern Art, American Realists and Magic Realists, 1943, cat. 28.
Associated American Artist Galleries, New York, First Joint Exhibition: The Albright Twins, Oct 27–Nov 10, 1945, cat. 4.
Associated American Artist Galleries, Chicago, The Albright Twins First Joint Chicago Exhibition, Mar 29–Apr 17, 1946, cat. 5.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, New Accessions – U.S.A., Third Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Jul 2–Sep 4, 1950, cat. 13 (ill).
Milwaukee Art Institute, 55 Americans, Sep 9–Oct 23, 1955, cat. 2 (ill).
Art Institute of Chicago, Ivan Albright Retrospective Exhibition, Oct 30–Dec 27, 1964, cat. 6 (ill. p. 27); Whitney Museum, Feb 3–Mar 21, 1965.
Art Institute of Chicago, Works by Ivan L. ALbright from the Collection, Oct 21–Dec 10, 1978, cat. 6 (ill).
Berlin, Neue Gesellschaft fur bilende Kunst, America: Traum und Depression 1920/40, Nov 9–Dec 28, 1980, cat. 1 (ill).
Art Institute of Chicago, Mary and Earle Ludgin Collection, Sep 11–Oct 31, 1982, no cat.
Art Institute of Chicago, Ivan Albright: Magic Realist, Feb 20–May 11, 1997; New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jun 10–Sep 7, 1997.
Munich, Germany, Kunsthalle de Hypo–Kulturstiftung, Realism in the Twentieth Century, Jun 1–Sep 2, 2001.
Art Institute of Chicago, Flesh: Ivan Albright at the Art Institute of Chicago, May 4–Aug 5, 2018, no cat.
The artist, from 1929 to 1949; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1949 [as 1949.961]; deaccessioned by exchange (along with Into the World There Came a Soul Called Ida [then 1947.519, now 1977.34] and Oh God, Herrings, Buoys, the Glittering Sea [then 1941.828, now 1977.32]) to the artist for That Which I Should Have Done I Did Not Do (The Door) (1955.645), 1956 [Art Institute of Chicago, Board of Trustees Minutes, March 14, 1955]; sold or possibly given to Earle (1898–1981) and Mary Ludgin (1894–1962), Chicago, 1956 [letter from Earle Ludgin to Ivan Albright, June 27, 1955; letter from Earle Ludgin to Ivan Albright, December 27, 1955; letter from Earle Ludgin to Daniel Catton Rich, May 28, 1956; copies in curatorial object file]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1959.
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