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Steel Drawing I, 1945

David Smith, American, b. Decatur, Indiana, 1906–1965

Steel, 22 1/4 x 26 x 6 in., 62 lb. (56.5 x 66.1 x 15.3 cm, 28.1 kg)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.4637

Otto Gerson Gallery, New York, 28 November 1961-17 May 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966, INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART. "Crossroads of American Sculpture," 14 October 2000 - 21 January 2001. TOUR: NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART, New Orleans, LA, 23 June - 26 August 2001., NEUBERGER MUSEUM OF ART, Purchase College, NY. "Welded Sculpture in the 20th Century" 14 February 1999 - 7 June 1999., MUSEE DES BEAUX-ARTS, Bordeaux, France. "Made in the USA: L' Art Americain 1908 - 1943" 5 October 2001 - 31 December 2001. TOUR: MUSEE DES BEAUX-ARTS, RENNES, France, 17 January 2002 - 31 March 2002; MUSEE DES BEAUX-ARTS, MONTPELLIER, France, 10 April 2002 - 25 June 2002., SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM. "David Smith: A Centennial," 26 January-14 May 2006. TOUR: CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris, 14 June-21 August; TATE MODERN, London, 1 November-14 January 2007., MUSEE DES BEAUX ARTS DE LYON, France. "Starting from Scratch: American and European Art in the Aftermath of World War II (1945-1950)," 22 October 2008-2 February 2009., HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 17July 2009-March 2010., LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART. "David Smith: Cubes and Anarchy," 3 April-24 July 2011. TOUR: Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, 27 January 2012 - 15 April 2012, unnumbered checklist, color ill. p. 145.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionism (First Generation)