Voltri XV


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

Steel, 89 7/8 x 77 1/4 x 22 5/8 in. (228.1 x 196.1 x 57.4 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.4643

Marlborough Galleria D'Arte, Rome, to 13 October 1965
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 13 October 1965-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
FESTIVAL DEI DUE MONDI, Spoleto, Italy. "Sculture nella città," Summer 1962.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 777, ill. p. 525.
THE WHITE HOUSE (organized by the National Gallery of Art), Washington, DC. "Sculpture from Washington Collections," 4 October 1996-30 September 1997, brochure, ill.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "David Smith: A Centennial," 26 January-14 May 2006. TOUR: CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris, 14 June-11 September.

Published References:
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), ill. p. 525.
KRAUSS, ROSALIND. The Sculpture of David Smith: A Catalogue Raisonné (New York: Garland, 1977), no. 572, p. 103; fig. 572.
SILVER, KENNETH E. "The Colossus of Bolton Landing," Art in America (October 2006), ill. 158, p. 153-162, 209-210.
GIMENEZ, CARMEN. David Smith: A Centennial (New York: S. R. Guggenheim Museum, 2006), ill. p. 16.

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