Untitled

1987

Jasper Johns, American, b. Augusta, Georgia, 1930

Oil, encaustic, and charcoal on linen, 50 1/8 x 76 1/8 in. (127.3 x 193.3 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 1988

Accession Number: 88.23

Provenance:
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, to 12 May 1988
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 1988

Exhibition History:
LEO CASTELLI GALLERY, New York. "Johns, Nauman, Salle," 22 October-12 November 1988.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Recent Acquisitions, 1986-1988," 15 March-14 May 1989, unpublished checklist, no. 39.
LEO CASTELLI GALLERY, New York. "Jasper Johns: 35 Years with Leo Castelli," 9 January-6 February 1993, ill.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Jasper Johns: A Retrospective," 16 October 1996-14 January 1997, no. 5. TOUR: MUSEUM LUDWIG, Cologne, 7 March-1 June; MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Tokyo, 28 June-17 August.
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.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Strange Bodies," 11 December 2008-15 November 2009, no cat.

Published References:
WALLACH, AMEI. "Not About Having Fun," New York Newsday (30 October 1988), n.p.
RICHARD, PAUL. "The Display of Daring," Washington Post (15 March 1989), p. B8.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS. "Hirshhorn Exhibits Acquisitions 1986-1988," press release (7 March 1989), p. 2.
UNSIGNED. Contemporary Great Masters: Jasper Johns (Tokyo: Kondasha, 1993), colorplate 58.
ROSENZWEIG, PHYLLIS. "Jasper Johns," in Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996), ill. p. 154, p. 155.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Pop Precursors