Arshile Gorky Catalogue Raisonné
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Photo: Peter Schälchli
c. 1944–45
Graphite pencil and crayon on paper
17 1/8 x 23 5/8 in. (43.5 x 60 cm)
Recto, in pencil, lower right: A. Gorky
Verso not seen
Private collection
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, Drawings for Principal Paintings by Gorky, September 26–October 22, 1955.
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, Late Drawings by Gorky, September 28–October 24, 1959, no. 6, ill. in b/w, as "Drawing," dated 1944–45.
University Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Gorky Drawings, October 27–December 2, 1960, as "Drawing."
Museum of Modern Art, New York, Arshile Gorky, 1904–1948, December 19, 1962–February 12, 1963 (Exhibition catalogue: Seitz 1962), no. 71, p. 54, as "Drawing," dated 1944–45. Traveled to: Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, D.C, March 12–April 14, 1963.
Arts Council of Great Britain, London (organizer), Tate Gallery, Arshile Gorky: Paintings and Drawings, April 2–May 2, 1965, no. 63, as "Drawing," dated 1944–45.
M. Knoedler & Co. Inc, New York, Gorky: Drawings, November 25–December 27, 1969 (Exhibition catalogue: Jordan 1969), no. 87, ill. in b/w, p. 40; p. 59, as "Landscape," dated 1944–45.
Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland, Arshile Gorky: Œuvres sur Papier, 1929–1947; Arbeiten auf Papier, 1929–1947, September 21–November 11, 1990, no. 66, ill. in color, p. 136; p. 198, as "Untitled." Traveled to: Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, January 16–February 27, 1991; Musée Cantini, Marseille, France, March 15–May 30, 1991; Musée d'art Moderne de Saint Étienne, France, June 20–September 2, 1991; Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, September 25–November 10, 1991; Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany, November 19, 1991–January 26, 1992.
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy, Arshile Gorky: Works on Paper / Opere su Carta, April–June 28, 1992, no. 34, ill. in color, p. 105, as "Untitled," dated 1944–45. Traveled to: Palazzo delle Esponsizioni, Rome, October 14–November 30, 1992; Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, July 21–August 27, 1993.
Hauser & Wirth, New York, Ardent Nature: Arshile Gorky Landscapes, 1943–47, November 2–December 23, 2017 (Exhibition catalogue: Spender and Devaney 2017), ill. in color, pp. 52–53; p. 138, as "Untitled."
Osborn, Margaret. "The Mystery of Arshile Gorky: A Personal Account." Artnews (New York) 61, no. 10 (February 1963), ill. in b/w, p. 43, as "Drawing."
The drawing was examined framed; no documentation of its verso has been made available.
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