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

Ink on paper, 23 11/16 x 18 11/16 in. (60.1 x 47.4 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.1190

The artist, New York, 1961
Harold Diamond, New York, to 7 November 1961
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 7 November 1961-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS, New York (organizer). "American Master Drawings and Watercolors: Works on Paper from Colonial Times to the Present." TOUR: MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS, 1 September-26 October 1976; WHITENY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York, 23 November-23 January 1977; FINE ARTS MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO, 20 February-17 April 1977.
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. 17, p. 201, 216, colorplate 17, p. 83. 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.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection," 9 June 2016-6 August 2017, no cat.

Published References:
HESS, THOMAS. B. Willem de Kooning Drawings (Greenwich, Connecticut: New York Graphic Society, 1972), no. 98, ill. p. 51
STEBBINS, THEODORE, JR. American Master Drawings and Watercolors (New York: Harper & Row, 1976), fig. 322, p. 365, p. 366.
MARTINEZ, BENJAMIN and JACQUELINE BLOCK. Visual Forces: An Introduction to Design 2nd ed. (New Jersey: Englewood Cliffs/Prentice Hall, 1995), fig. E, p. 97.
GOLDSTEIN, NATHAN. Art of Responsive Drawing, 5th edition (Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1999). [LOC NC740. G6 1999]

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

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