(American, 1936-1996)
Silver Certificate
oil on canvas, 1963
signed Dowd, l.r.; titled, signed, and dated, verso;
20 x 20 in., frame: 21 x 21 in.

Together with:
Robert Dowd (American, 1936-1996)
pencil, 1972,
signed and dated Dowd ''72, u.r.
15 x 20 in.

Provenance: The Estate of Thomas W. Leavitt, Director of the Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University.

Other Notes: Cornell University Professor Thomas W. Leavitt (1930-2010) was the founder of The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University and director of the museum from 1973-1991. Prior to founding the Johnson Museum, Professor Leavitt as director of the University''s A.D. White Museum of Art, and he was President of the Association of Art Museum Directors from 1977-1978.

Robert Dowd was commissioned to create a work of art for Cornell University in 1970, and in 1972, there was an exibition of Dowd''s recent works at the Johnson Museum.

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