Seated Woman

1955

Wifredo Lam, Cuban, b. Sagua la Grande, 1902–1982

Oil and charcoal on canvas, 51 1/2 x 38 1/2 in. (130.8 x 97.7 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Mrs. Bernard Gimbel, 1978

Accession Number: 78.100

Exhibition History:
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION TRAVELING EXHIBITION SERVICE, Washington, DC (organizer). "Surrealist Art: Selections from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," no. 35. TOUR: JOSLYN ART MUSEUM, Omaha, 22 March-4 May 1986; ARKANSAS ART CENTER, Little Rock, 5 July-17 August; MONTGOMERY MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Alabama, 27 September-9 November; TAMPA MUSEUM, 29 November-11 January 1987; SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS, Palm Beach, Florida, 31 January-15 March; FINE ARTS CENTER AT CHEEKWOOD, Nashville, 4 April-17 May.
MUSEO NACIONAL CENTRO DE ART REINA SOFIA, Madrid. "Wifredo Lam," 29 September-14 December 1992, ill. p. 120. TOUR: FUNDACION JOAN MIRO, Barcelona, 21 January-28 March 1993.
YOKOHAMA MUSEUM OF ART, Japan. "Wifredo Lam: The Changing Image--Centennial Exhibition," 26 October 2002-13 January 2003.
HAGGERTY MUSEUM OF ART, Milwaukee. "Wifredo Lam in North America," 11 October 2007-21 January 2008, pl. 53, p. 127. TOUR: MIAMI ART MUSEUM, 8 February -18 May; MUSEUM OF LATIN AMERICA, Long Beach, California, 12 June-31 August; SALVADOR DALI MUSEUM, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2 October-10 January 2009.
VANCOUVER ART GALLERY. "The Colour of My Dreams: The Surrealist Revolution in Art," 28 May-25 September 2011, p. 324.
VERO BEACH MUSEUM OF ART, Florida. “Cuban Modernism,” 19 October 2013-26 January 2014.
HAUS DER KUNST, Munich. "Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945-1965," 14 October 2016-26 March 2017, no. 135, color ill. p. 377.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. "MOLAA...Museum of Latin American Art: Quarterly Publication, Spring 08" (Long Beach, California: Museum of Latin American Art, 2008), ill. cover.

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