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Meissen Woodsmen, 1968-1969

Georg Baselitz, German, b. Deutschbaselitz, 1938

Oil on linen, 94 3/4 × 75 in. (240.7 × 190.5 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Holenia Purchase Fund, in memory of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1994

Accession Number: 94.12

Provenance:
[Mary Boone Gallery, New York]
[Charles and Doris Saatchi, London, by 1984]
Galerie Beyeler, Basel, by November 1992-9 May 1994
Holenia Purchase Fund, in memory of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1994

Exhibition History:
ANTHONY D'OFFAY GALLERY, London. "Baselitz: Paintings 1966-69," 10 November-3 December 1982, pl. 8, p. 16.
GALERIE BEYELER, Basel. "Georg Baselitz," 17 October-31 December 1992, no. 12, color ill. p. 33.
GALERIE BEYELER, Basel. "Magic Blue," December 1993-March 1994, no. 3.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Georg Baselitz," 26 May-17 September 1995, cat. Tour: HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 15 February-5 May 1996 (did not travel to Los Angeles or Berlin venues).
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Strange Bodies," 11 December 2008-15 November 2009, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection," 9 June 2016-6 August 2017, no cat.

Published References:
FUCHS, RUDY et al. Art of Our Time: The Saatchi Collection, Vol. 3 (London/New York: Lund Humphries in association with Rizzoli, 1984), no. 8, color ill.
FRANZKE, ANDREAS. Georg Baselitz (Munich: Prestel, 1989), fig. 97, p. 109; pp. 92-93.
DIXON, GLENN. "What's Up?," Washington City Paper (19 April 1996), pp. 42-43, ill.
MARQUIS, ANNE-LOUISE. "Georg Baselitz," in Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1996), pp. 124-125, color ill.
DEMETRION, JAMES T., ed. Clyfford Still: Paintings 1944-1960 (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2001), fig. 55, p. 151.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, European Contemporary, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), 3rd Floor