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Gorky soon after his arrival in the United States, 1920. Unkown photographer

Gorky in Watertown, MA, c. early 1920s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky with palette, c. early 1920s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky painting at his sister Akabi's house on Dexter Avenue in Watertown, MA, c.1922. Unknown photographer. Gift of Gail Sarkissian.

Gorky as a young romantic in a park, c.1924. Unknown photographer.

Gorky in 1926, the year he became an instructor at the Grand Central School of Art, New York. Unknown photographer.

Gorky painting at his Sullivan Street studio, New York, c.1927. Unknown photographer.

Gorky posing in his studio, c. 1929. Unknown photographer.

Gorky posing in his studio, c.1929. Unknown photographer.

Gorky, late 1930s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky, late 1920s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky, late 1920s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky in Watertown, MA, c. late 1920s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky with Vartoosh (left) and Sirun Mussikian (right), Watertown, MA, c. late 1920s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky at work on Organization in his 36 Union Square, New York studio, mid-1930s. Unknown photographer

Gorky’s float for the demonstration organized by the Artists’ Committee of Action (behind a placard for the Artist’s Union), 27 October 1934. Unknown photographer, Art Front, January 1935.

Gorky’s float in the march of 27 October 1934. Unknown photographer, Art Front, January 1935.

Gorky giving a lecture at the Guild Art Gallery during his exhibition of drawings, December 1935. Unknown photographer

Gorky in New York, c. 1935. Unknown photographer. Gift of the Estate of Anna Walinska.

Gorky at work on Activities on the Field, his mural project for the Newark Airport, 1936. New York Federal Art Project. Photograph by Eisman.

Gorky and “Mougouch” (Agnes Magruder Gorky) on the beach in Cape May, NJ, September 1942. Unknown photographer.

Crooked Run Farm (near Lincoln, VA), the property owned by Mougouch’s parents, Admiral and Mrs. John H. Magruder II, 1943. Unknown photographer.

Gorky with his daughter Maro, talking to his mother-in-law, Essie Magruder, Crooked Run Farm, summer 1943. Photograph by Agnes Magruder Gorky.

Gorky drawing in a field at Crooked Run Farm, summer 1944. Photograph by Agnes Magruder Gorky.

Gorky and Maro moving from Roxbury to Sherman, CT, September 1945. Photograph by Agnes Magruder Gorky.

Gorky with his daughter Natasha, 1946. Photograph by Agnes Magruder Gorky.

Gorky with Maro in Washington Square, New York, early 1946, shortly before his operation for cancer. Photograph by Agnes Magruder Gorky.

Gorky and Wifredo Lam, New York, 1946. Photograph by Irving Penn. © The Irving Penn Foundation

Gorky and Natasha, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer.

Mougouch, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer.

Gorky with Maro, Natasha, and unknown child, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer.

Mougouch, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer.

Gorky with easel, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer.

Gorky with Maro and Natasha, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer. 

Mougouch, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer.

 

Maria Martins, Marcel Duchamp, Mrs. Enrico Donati, Gorky, and Frederick Kiesler, 23 May 1948. Unknown photographer. Gift of Mrs. Enrico Donati.

Gorky soon after his arrival in the United States, 1920. Unkown photographer

Gorky in Watertown, MA, c. early 1920s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky with palette, c. early 1920s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky painting at his sister Akabi's house on Dexter Avenue in Watertown, MA, c.1922. Unknown photographer. Gift of Gail Sarkissian.

Gorky as a young romantic in a park, c.1924. Unknown photographer.

Gorky in 1926, the year he became an instructor at the Grand Central School of Art, New York. Unknown photographer.

Gorky painting at his Sullivan Street studio, New York, c.1927. Unknown photographer.

Gorky posing in his studio, c. 1929. Unknown photographer.

Gorky posing in his studio, c.1929. Unknown photographer.

Gorky, late 1930s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky, late 1920s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky, late 1920s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky in Watertown, MA, c. late 1920s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky with Vartoosh (left) and Sirun Mussikian (right), Watertown, MA, c. late 1920s. Unknown photographer.

Gorky at work on Organization in his 36 Union Square, New York studio, mid-1930s. Unknown photographer

Gorky’s float for the demonstration organized by the Artists’ Committee of Action (behind a placard for the Artist’s Union), 27 October 1934. Unknown photographer, Art Front, January 1935.

Gorky’s float in the march of 27 October 1934. Unknown photographer, Art Front, January 1935.

Gorky giving a lecture at the Guild Art Gallery during his exhibition of drawings, December 1935. Unknown photographer

Gorky in New York, c. 1935. Unknown photographer. Gift of the Estate of Anna Walinska.

Gorky at work on Activities on the Field, his mural project for the Newark Airport, 1936. New York Federal Art Project. Photograph by Eisman.

Gorky and “Mougouch” (Agnes Magruder Gorky) on the beach in Cape May, NJ, September 1942. Unknown photographer.

Crooked Run Farm (near Lincoln, VA), the property owned by Mougouch’s parents, Admiral and Mrs. John H. Magruder II, 1943. Unknown photographer.

Gorky with his daughter Maro, talking to his mother-in-law, Essie Magruder, Crooked Run Farm, summer 1943. Photograph by Agnes Magruder Gorky.

Gorky drawing in a field at Crooked Run Farm, summer 1944. Photograph by Agnes Magruder Gorky.

Gorky and Maro moving from Roxbury to Sherman, CT, September 1945. Photograph by Agnes Magruder Gorky.

Gorky with his daughter Natasha, 1946. Photograph by Agnes Magruder Gorky.

Gorky with Maro in Washington Square, New York, early 1946, shortly before his operation for cancer. Photograph by Agnes Magruder Gorky.

Gorky and Wifredo Lam, New York, 1946. Photograph by Irving Penn. © The Irving Penn Foundation

Gorky and Natasha, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer.

Mougouch, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer.

Gorky with Maro, Natasha, and unknown child, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer.

Mougouch, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer.

Gorky with easel, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer.

Gorky with Maro and Natasha, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer. 

Mougouch, Castine, ME, summer 1947. Unknown photographer.

 

Maria Martins, Marcel Duchamp, Mrs. Enrico Donati, Gorky, and Frederick Kiesler, 23 May 1948. Unknown photographer. Gift of Mrs. Enrico Donati.

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