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Watercolor #1, (1958)

William Baziotes, American, b. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1912–1963

Watercolor with pencil on paper, 14 7/8 X 19 3/8 IRREG. (37.8 X 49.2 CM.)

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

Accession Number: 66.401

Samuel M. Kootz Gallery, New York, to 24 January 1959
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 24 January 1959-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION TRAVELING EXHIBITION SERVICE, Washington, DC (organizer). Aspects of Color: Works on Paper from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1983-1985. Tour: MUHLENBERG COLLEGE CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 28 May-3 July 1983; CHRYSLER MUSEUM, Norfolk, Virginia, 17 September-23 October; MUSEUM OF THE SOUTHWEST, Midland, Texas, 12 November 1983-12 February 1984; NEWCOMB COLLEGE, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 3 March-8 April; TELFAIR ACADEMY OF ARTS & SCIENCES, Savannah, Georgia, 28 April-3 June; MONTERREY PENNINSULA MUSEUM OF ART, Monterrey, California, 23 June-29 July; LAGUNA BEACH MUSEUM OF ART, Laguna Beach, California, 18 August-23 September; LOWE ART MUSEUM, Coral Gables, Florida, 13 October-18 November; LAUREN ROGERS LIBRARY & MUSEUM OF ART, Laurel, Mississippi, 8 December 1984-13 January 1985; OKLAHOMA MUSEUM OF ART, Oklahoma City, Okalahoma, 2 February-9 March; ALEXANDRIA MUSEUM, Alexandria, Louisiana, 29 March-4 May.

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