Photo: Christopher Burke
Oil and graphite pencil on canvas
44 x 56 in. (111.8 x 142.2 cm)
Private collection (2010)
[Christie's, New York, Post-War and Contemporary Art: Evening Sale, May 13, 2015, lot 50B; withdrawn]
[Hauser & Wirth (2018)]
(Exhibition catalogue: Spender and Devaney 2017), ill. in color, pp. 48–49; p. 139, as "Pastoral".
Cotter, Holland. "The Art of Bliss Remembered." New York Times, December 8, 2017, ill. in color, p. 21, as "Pastoral".
Field, Parker. "Beyond The Limit." In Arshile Gorky: Beyond The Limit, edited by Jennifer Magee. Zurich: Hauser & Wirth Publishers, 2021. Exhibition catalogue, discussed p. 11; ill. in color, p. 49, as "Untitled (Pastoral)".
The reverse inscription information is known from the records of the Arshile Gorky Foundation.
The painting was discovered in 2010 beneath another canvas, Pastoral (P347). Gorky had mounted both canvases onto the same stretcher, which they shared for over sixty years until their separation in 2010.