Art Triumphs in Chicago

Collection

A brief article in the New York Times summarizing the trial of September Morn in Chicago, in March 1913.

CHICAGO, March 21.—After inspecting "September Morn," a painting by Paul Chabas, a Municipal Court jury to-day decided the picture was not immoral and might with propriety be publicly exhibited in Chicago. The painting represents a girl bathing.

A question raised in court while experts were testifying was "what is the girl thinking about?" The jury concluded that the thoughts of the girl were not immodest.

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Title

Art Triumphs in Chicago

Subject

September Morn
Chicago
censorship

Description

A brief article in the New York Times summarizing the trial of September Morn in Chicago, in March 1913.

Date

1913-03-22

Language

en

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Newspaper Story Item Type Metadata

Headline

ART TRIUMPHS IN CHICAGO.
Jury Decides Paul Chabas' "September Morn" Isn't Too Modest.

Text

CHICAGO, March 21.—After inspecting "September Morn," a painting by Paul Chabas, a Municipal Court jury to-day decided the picture was not immoral and might with propriety be publicly exhibited in Chicago. The painting represents a girl bathing.

A question raised in court while experts were testifying was "what is the girl thinking about?" The jury concluded that the thoughts of the girl were not immodest.

Publication Date

1913-03-22

Newspaper Info

New York Times, pg. 1

Citation

"Art Triumphs in Chicago," in September Morn Archive, Item #39, http://septembermorn.org/items/show/39 (accessed October 23, 2017).