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1950-M No. 1, 1950

Clyfford Still, American, b. Grandin, North Dakota, 1904–1980

Oil on canvas, 113 1/2 x 105 5/8 in. (288.3 x 268.3 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.4809

Provenance:
Philippe Dotrement, Brussels (?)
Baroness de Neufville, Neufville Gallery, Paris to 1959 or 1961 (?)
William Rubin, New York, to11 March 1963
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 11 March 1963-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
BUFFALO FINE ARTS ACADEMY, ALBRIGHT ART GALLERY, Buffalo, NY. Paintings by Clyfford Still, 5 November-13 December 1959, no. 51.
BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART, Baltimore, MD. Grace Hartigan, Morris Louis,
Clyfford Still, Anne Truitt, 14 October-5 December 1982.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, DC. Clyfford Still: Paintings 1944-1960, 21 June-16 September 2001, no.22, p. 161.

Published References:
COOPER, HARRY. "Still Against Himself," ArtForum (Summer 2001) ill. p. 153.
DEMETRION, JAMES T. ed. Clyfford Still: Paintings 1944-1960 (Washington D.C.:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden with Yale University Press, 2001) no. 22, p. 161 [image was erroneously published upside-down].
GOPNIK, BLAKE. "Still Colors Run Deep, In Spite of Himself," Washington Post (24
June 2001, p. G1, G5.
KUSPIT, DONALD. "Frontier Abstraction," www.artnet.com, p.3.
SHAW-EAGLE, JOANNA. "Still Abstract: Painter's Bold Canvases on View at
Hirshhorn," The Washington Times (23 June 2001) p. D1, D5.

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