Wolfeboro IV

(1966)

Frank Stella, American, b. Malden, Massachusetts, 1936

Fluorescent alkyd and epoxy paint on canvas, 160 1/4 x 100 in. (407.1 x 253.8 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Accession Number: 72.275

Provenance:
The artist, New York, to 25 October 1966
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 25 October 1966-1972
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Exhibition History:
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Systemic Painting," October-
November 1966, ill. p. 48. [photo credit says "Lent by Leo Castelli Gallery, New York", as JHH acquired the work from Stella in October 1966]
CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "Thirtieth Biennial Exhibition of
Contemporary American Painting," 24 February-9 April 1967, no. 90.
HOOD MUSEUM OF ART, DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, Hanover, New Hampshire. "Frank Stella: Irregular Polygons, 1965-66," 9 October 2010-13 March 2011, color ill. p. 15. Tour: TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART, 8 April-24 July.

Published References:
LIPPARD, LUCY. "After a Fashion: The Group Show," Hudson Review 19:4 (Winter 1966-1967), unnumbered page between pp. 624-625, ill. [photo credit says "Lent by Leo Castelli Gallery, New York," as JHH acquired the work from Stella in October 1966]
ASHTON, DORE. "New York Commentary: Marketing Techniques in the Promotion of Art," Studio International 172/883 (November 1966), pp. 272-273, ill. [photo credit says "Lent by Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, to the Systemic Painting exhibition," as JHH acquired the work from Stella in October 1966]
ALLOWAY, LAWRENCE. "Systemic Painting: Exposition Solomon R. Guggenheim
Museum," Aujourd'hui 10 (January 1967), ill. no. 5.; p. 177.
UNSIGNED. "Frank Stella: Irregular Polygons--A Guide to the Exhibition" (Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, 2010), cover; ill. p. 14.
See also Archival text entry (Notes tab).

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Formalist Abstraction