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1960

Jasper Johns, American, b. Augusta, Georgia, 1930

Bronze, 12 3/8 x 18 7/8 x 1/4 in. (31.5 x 48 x 0.7 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.2600

Provenance:
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, to 4 February 1961
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 4 February 1961-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirhshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
LEO CASTELLI GALLERY, New York. "Jasper Johns," 31 January-25 February 1961.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 214, ill. p. 205.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 693, ill. p. 476.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Relief Sculpture: Selections from the Museum's Collection," 26 January-13 April 1986, no cat; checklist no. 41.
ANTHONY D'OFFAY GALLERY, London. "Jasper Johns Flags: 1955-1994," 21 June-27 July 1996, no. 11, color ill.
FUNDACAO DAS DESCOBERTAS, CENTRO CULTURAL DE BELÉM, Lisbon. "The Pop '60s: Transatlantic Crossing," 11 September-17 November 1997, no. 12, color ill. p. 60.
BRUCE MUSEUM, Greenwich, Connecticut. "JFK and Art," 20 September 2003-11 January 2004. TOUR: NORTON MUSEUM OF ART, Palm Beach, Florida, 6 February-2 May, p. 76, ill. p. 77.

Published References:
SANDLER, IRVING H. "Reviews and Previews: Jasper Johns," Art News 60, no. 1 (March 1961), p. 15.
STEINBERG, LEO. "Jasper Johns," Metro 4, no. 5, May 1962, p. 109.
RUBIN, WILLIAM. "The Hirshhorn Collection at the Guggenheim Museum," Art International 6, no. 9 (November 1962), p. 35.
STEINBERG, LEO. Jasper Johns (New York: Wittenborn, 1963), ill. no. 19, p. 31. (enlarged and revised edition of Metro article above)
WHITTET, G.S. "On Target but Off Centre," Studio International (February 1965), pp. 78-79, ill.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 476, pl. 693.
KESSLER, PAM. "Risk, Romance in 'Relief'," Washington Post (31 January 1986-- weekend section), p. 37.
RICHARD, PAUL. "A Matter of Great Relief," Washington Post (3 February 1986), p. B4.
UNSIGNED. Christie's Auction Sale Catalogue--Contemporary Art (3 May 1995), p. 76.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Pop Precursors