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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

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.
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)