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Ancient Household, 1945

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

Iron on artist's stained wood base, 24 3/4 × 17 5/8 × 15 7/8 in. (62.9 × 44.8 × 40.3 cm) including artist's base

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation and Lily Harmon, 1979-80

Accession Number: 80.148

Kleeman Gallery, New York, to 5 April 1952, Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, 5 April 1952-19 August 1980, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation and Lily Harmon, 1979-80, SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "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., GIMENEZ, CARMEN. David Smith: A Centennial (New York: S. R. Guggenheim Museum, 2006), pl. 35.

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