Composition with Pouring II(1943)
Jackson Pollock, American, b. Cody, Wyoming, 1912–1956
Oil on canvas, 25 1/8 × 22 1/8 in. (63.9 × 56.3 cm)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number: 66.4082
Art of this Century, New York, to 1945
Dwight Ripley, (New York?), 1945-1961
(Anthony Bower, New York, to 7 January 1961) **
M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 7 January-5 May 1961
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 5 May 1961-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
**Note: Per note from M. Knoedler, the gallery acquired the painting from Anthony Bower outright on 7 January 1961. However, a signed and notarized statement from Dwight Ripley indicates that he owned the painting until 1961. Bower may have been acting as an agent for Ripley, but this is speculation.
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