Berkeley No. 22

1954

Richard Diebenkorn, American, b. Portland, Oregon, 1922–1993

Oil on canvas, 59 x 57 in. (149.8 x 144.8 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Regents Collections Acquisition Program, 1986

Accession Number: 86.5886

Provenance:
Poindexter Gallery, New York
Mason B. Wells, Belvedere, CA
Frank O. Hamilton, San Francisco, February 1965-22 April 1986
Sold through V.L. Wilson, San Antonio
Regents Collections Acquisition Program, 1986

Exhibition History:
PASADENA ART MUSEUM. Richard Diebenkorn, 6 September-6 October 1960, no. 15.
WASHINGTON GALLERY OF MODERN ART, Washington, DC. Richard Diebenkorn, 6 November-31 December 1964, no. 19. TOUR: JEWISH MUSEUM, New York, 13 January-21 February 1965; PAVILION GALLERY, Newport Beach, CA, 14 March-15 April 1965.
SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART. Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings 1948-1983, 13 May-17 July 1983, no. 3, p. 12.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Recent Acquisitions: 1983-86, 17 November 1986-1 March 1987, unpublished checklist, p. 3.
LAGUNA ART MUSEUM, Laguna Beach, CA. San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism, 26 January-21 April 1996. TOUR: SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 27 June-8 September 1996.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Ways of Seeing: John Baldessari Explores the Collection," 26 July 2006-23 September 2007, no cat.
DE YOUNG MUSEUM, San Francisco. "Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953-1966," 22 June-29 September 2012, colorpl. 24, p. 103; p. 246 (did not tour to Palm Springs Art Museum).

Published References:
ALLOWAY, L. "London Chronicle," Art International 2 (December 1958-January 1959), p. 36.
CEBULSKI, FRANK. "Richard Diebenkorn and the Humanly Abstract," Artweek 14 (2 July 1983), p. 1.
NORDLAND, GERALD. Richard Diebenkorn (New York: Rizzoli, 1987), p. 71.
WARD, JOHN L. American Realist Painting, 1945-1980 (Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1989), pp. 81-83, fig. 41.
JONES, CAROLINE A. Bay Area Figurative Art: 1950-1965 (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1990), pp. 29-31, fig. 2.16.
LANDAUER, SUSAN. The San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1996), p. 150, fig. 5.31.
DUNLAP, DOREE. "A Stab on the Canvas," OC Weekly, vol. 1, no. 24 (23-29 February 1996).
WALSH, DANIELLA B. "Catching the Essence of Expressionism," The Orange County Register (3 March 1996), p. 39.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Bay Area Figuration