Arshile Gorky Catalogue Raisonné
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Photo: Peter Schälchli
D1040
(Vase of Flowers)
c. 1942
Graphite pencil and crayon on paper
10 1/8 x 6 7/8 in. (25.7 x 17.5 cm)
Not inscribed
Private collection
Exhibitions
Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, Arshile Gorky, February 4–18, 1957 (Exhibition brochure: Afro 1957), no. 14 (Disegni). Traveled to: La Galleria La Loggia, Bologna, Italy, March 28–April 9, 1957; Galleria Montenapoleone, Milan.
M. Knoedler & Co. Inc, New York, Gorky: Drawings, November 25–December 27, 1969, no. 27, ill. in b/w, p. 25, as "Vase of Flowers."
Arts Council of Great Britain, London (organizer), Arshile Gorky: Paintings and Drawings, 1976–77, no. 21, as "Flower Drawing." Traveled to: Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, United Kingdom, December 19, 1976–January 16, 1977; Serpentine Gallery, London, March 12–April 11, 1977.
Literature
A. Gorky: Drawings. New York: Walker and Company, in association with M. Knoedler and Co., Inc., 1970. Monograph, fig. 5, ill. in color, as "Vase of Flowers."
Notes
Verso, in pencil, upper left [not in artist's hand]: 1 [circled]; in ink, center: 14 [circled and upside down]; in red ink, lower center: 12 [in a triangle]; in pencil: [illegible]; stamped: Galleria dell'Obelisco / N. / Via Sistina a 146 - Roma; in ink: G.[aspero] del Corso
The verso inscription information and marking are known from the records of the Arshile Gorky Foundation.
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