Valerie Jaudon, American, b. Greenville, Mississippi, 1945

Metallic pigment in polymer emulsion and pencil on canvas, 72 1/8 × 72 1/8 in. (183 × 183 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1977

Accession Number: 77.27

Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1977

Exhibition History:
ALESSANDRA GALLERY, New York. "Ten Approaches to the Decorative," 25 September-29 October 1976.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Acquisitions: 1974-1977," 25 March-24 July 1977, unnumbered checklist.
HOLLY SOLOMON GALLERY, New York. "Inaugural Exhibition, Part I: An Historical Overview," 20 September-5 October 1983, and "Part II: New Works," 12-29 October.
HUDSON RIVER MUSEUM, Yonkers, New York. "Pattern and Decoration: An Ideal Vision in American Art, 1975-1985," 27 October 2007-20 January 2008, pp. 70-71, pl. 9.

Published References:
PERRONE, JEFF. "Approaching the Decorative," Artforum 15, no. 4 (December 1976), ill. p. 27.
WOMEN'S PROGRAM OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. Women Artists: A Checklist of Works in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979), ill.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, American Decoratives