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School
Abstract Expressionism (Second Generation)
Date
Accession Number
77.29
Provenance
Xavier Fourcade, New York, to 15 December 1976
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 15 December 1976-17 March 1977
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1977
Exhibition History
XAVIER FOURCADE, New York. "Joan Mitchell: New Paintings," 23 November-31 December 1976, no. 3, colorpl.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Acquisitions: 1974-1977," 25 March-24 July 1977, unnumbered checklist.
MUSEE NATIONAL DES BEAUX-ARTS DU QUEBEC. "Mitchell / Riopelle: Nothing in Moderation," 12 October 2017-7 January 2018, no. 54, color ill.
Published References
ELLENZWEIG, ALLEN. "Arts Reviews: Joan Mitchell," Arts 2, no. 6 (February 1977), p. 22.
PATTON, PHIL. "Reviews: Joan Mitchell," Artforum 15, no. 6 (February 1977), p. 72.
BERNSTOCK, JUDITH E. Joan Mitchell (Ithaca, NY: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 1988), ill. p. 147; pp. 112, 143, 151.
Credit Line
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1977
Artist
Joan Mitchell, American, b. Chicago, Illinois, 1926–1992
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
110 1/2 × 157 1/2 in. (280.6 × 400.1 cm)
Data Source
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Type
Painting

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