Arshile Gorky Catalogue Raisonné
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Catalogue Entry

P349
(Summer Snow)
1947
Oil on canvas
30 1/2 x 36 in. (77.5 x 91.4 cm)
Front, upper right: A. Gorky / 47 / [paraph]
Reverse not seen
Private collection
Exhibitions
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, 33 Paintings by Arshile Gorky, December 2–28, 1957 (Exhibition catalogue: Sidney Janis Gallery 1957), no. 34, ill. in b/w, as "Summer Snow."
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Acquisition Priorities: Aspects of Postwar Painting in America; Including Arshile Gorky: Works 1944–1948, October 15, 1976–January 16, 1977, no. 5, ill. in b/w, as "Summer Snow."
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 20th-Century American Art from Friends' Collections, July 27–September 27, 1977, as "Summer Snows."
Rheinhallen, Cologne, Westkunst. Zeitgenössische Kunst nach 1939, May 30–August 16, 1981, no. 240, ill. in b/w, p. 373, as "Summer snow (Sommer-Schnee)."
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo (organizers), Arshile Gorky: The Breakthrough Years, 1995–96, no. 22, ill. in color, p. 133, as "Summer Snow." Traveled to: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, May 7–September 17, 1995; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, October 13–December 31, 1995; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, January 13–March 17, 1996.
Gagosian Gallery, New York, Arshile Gorky: 1947, May 6–July 1, 2011, as "Summer Snow."
Literature
Devree, Howard. "Diverse Moderns: Growth of the Niarchos Collection—Gorky in Retrospect—Others." New York Times, December 8, 1957, discussed p. 24, as "Summer Snow."
Reiff, Robert F. "A Stylistic Analysis of Arshile Gorky's Art from 1943–1948." Ph.D. diss., Columbia University, New York, 1961, fig. 94, ill. in b/w, p. 372, as "Summer Snow."
Hunter, Sam. "Abstract Expressionism Then—and Now." Canadian Art (Toronto) 21 (September 1964), ill. in b/w, p. 266, as "Summer Snow."
Levy, Julien. Arshile Gorky. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1966. Monograph, pl. 199, ill. in b/w, p. 223, as "Summer Snow."
Rand, Harry. Arshile Gorky: The Implication of Symbols. London and Montclair, N.J.: George Prior and Allanheld & Schram, 1980, 1981. Monograph, fig. 12–13, ill. in b/w, p. 193, as "Summer Snow."
Jordan, Jim M. "Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings." In The Paintings of Arshile Gorky: A Critical Catalogue, by Jim M. Jordan and Robert Goldwater. New York and London: New York University Press, 1982, no. 349, ill. in b/w, pp. 528–29, as "Summer Snow."
Rand, Harry. Arshile Gorky: The Implication of Symbols. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1991. Monograph, fig. 12–13, ill. in b/w, p. 215, as "Summer Snow."
Balakian, Peter. "Arshile Gorky and the Armenian Genocide." Art in America (New York) 84 (February 1996), discussed p. 59, as "Summer Snow."
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