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

Oil on paper, mounted on fiberboard, 27 5/8 x 23 in. (70.1 x 58.8 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.1203

The artist, New York and East Hampton, from November 1962
Harold Diamond, New York, from November 1962-1 June 1964
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 1 June 1964-17 May 1966 (gift of Harold Diamond)
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
* This painting was done for Hans Namuth's 1964 film (see Bibliography).

Exhibition History:
GREENWICH LIBRARY, Connecticut. "Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collects," 7 May-5 June 1967.
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. 21, p. 202, 217, colorplate 21, p. 87. 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.
NASSAU COUNTRY MUSEUM OF ART, Roslyn Harbor, New York. "Contemporary American Masters: The 1960's, 13 June 1999-12 September 1999, cat. pp, 60, 90.

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