Willem de Kooning, American, b. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1904–1997

Oil and pencil on paperboard, 23 1/16 x 29 1/16 in. (58.6 x 73.8 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.1186

(Dr. Jack M. Greenbaum, New York)
Harold Diamond, New York, to 22 May 1959
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 22 May 1959-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Willem de Kooning from the Hirshhorn Museum Collection," 21 October 1993-9 January 1994, cat. no. 15, p. 201, 216, colorplate 15, p. 79. TOUR: FUNDACIO "LA CAIXA," CENTRE CULTURAL, Barcelona, Spain, 17 February-3 April 1994; HIGH MUSEUM OF ART, Atlanta, Georgia, 13 September-27 November 1994; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Boston, 10 December 1994-19 February 1995; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Houston, Texas, 19 March-28 May 1995.

Published References:
CHRISTIE'S, NEW YORK. "Contemporary Art (Part II) including selections from the Virginia Dwan Collection," Tuesday 8 May 1990, lot no. 390, ill., p.95.
FOX, CATHERINE. "A Closer look at Willem de Kooning," The Atlanta Journal/The Atlanta Consitution, 13 (September 1994): p. C12.
UNSIGNED. "Willem de Kooning from the Hirshhorn Museum Collection," MFA Houston Calendar (1995): 9-10.
JOHNSON, PATRICIA. "Willem de Kooning: abstract women and master strokes define MFA exhibit," Houston Chronicle (Saturday 18 March 1995): 1C, 8C.

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

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