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An “Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings” held at the Montross Gallery from February 2 to 23, 1914. Among the thirteen exhibitors were William J. Glackens, Arthur B. Davies, Walt Kuhn, Maurice B. Prendergast, Charles Sheeler, Joseph Stella, and Pach. 3. He exhibited three cubist still-lifes titled Progression, No. 1; Progression, No. 2; and Progression, No. 3. 1 Some forgotten errand developed at the very last, just as I was starting for your place from the Grand Central, where I had left the baggage early in order to have time.

30. John Elderfield, Henri Matisse: A Retrospective Exhibition, op. , 240. 31. Walter Pach, “French Art and War,” The New York Times, March 5, 1916, Sec. 2, 1. 32. Letter from Marcel Duchamp to Walter Pach, April 2 [1915], as published in Francis M. Naumann, “Amicalement, Marcel: Fourteen Letters from Marcel Duchamp to Walter Pach,” Archives of American Art Journal 29 (1989), 39. 33. Francis M. Naumann with Beth Venn, Making Mischief: Dada Invades New York. Exhibition catalogue (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1996), 88.

Naumann with Beth Venn, Making Mischief: Dada Invades New York. Exhibition catalogue (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1996), 88. 34. Walter Pach, “Art. Art in America. I,” The Freeman 2 (Nov. 10, 1920), 206, 207. 35. Walter Pach, “Art. Art in America. II,” The Freeman 2 (Nov. 17, 1920), 232, 233. 36. Walter Pach, “Art. The Independents,” The Freeman 2 (March 9, 1921), 616. 37. Walter Pach, “Art. Modern Art. Cubism: The Earlier Years,” The Freeman 7 (Aug. 15, 1923), 542–543. 38. Letter from Walter Pach to Manierre Dawson, Jan.

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