Spray

1959

Adolph Gottlieb, American, b. New York City, 1903–1974

Oil on canvas, 90 1/4 x 72 3/8 in. (229.2 x 183.9 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966, Art © Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Accession Number: 66.2164

Provenance:
Galerie Lawrence, Paris, to 30 August 1962
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 30 August 1962-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
GALLERIA DELL'ARIETE, Milan. Undici Americani, from 27 April, cat. no. 62, fig 7.
CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. Adolph Gottlieb: A Retrospective, 24 April-6 June 1981, no. 85, ill. p. 135, p. 168. Tour: THE TAMPA MUSEUM, Florida, 15 August-17 October; TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART, Ohio, 7 November-19 December; ARTHUR M. HUNTINGTON ART GALLERY, University of Texas, Austin, 9 January-20 February 1982; FLINT INSTITUTE OF ART, DEWATERS ART CENTER, Michigan, 18 March-24 April; INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART, Indiana, 15 May-19 June; LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, California, 10 July-21 August, ALBRIGHT-KNOW ART GALLERY, Buffalo, New York, 11 September-31 October.
[TEL AVIV MUSEUM, Israel. Retrospective? 23 November 1982-9 January 1983. Correspondence is incomplete.]
[FREDERICK R. WEISMAN ART FOUNDATION, Los Angeles. 17 May-Fall 2001.]
PACE GALLERY, New York. "Adolph Gottlieb," 23 March-28 April 2012.

Published References:
RIFKIN, NED. Robert Moskowitz (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1989), p. 46, fig. 26.

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