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Cobra

Artist:
William Baziotes (American, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1912–1963 New York, New York)
Date:
1957
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
18 3/8 x 24 1/4in. (46.7 x 61.6cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, in honor of Tullio Lombardo, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.201
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): Baziotes; on reverse (upper left): COBRA/1957
Newport Beach, Calif. Newport Harbor Art Museum. "William Baziotes: A Retrospective Exhibition," March 24–June 4, 1978, no. 45 (as "Untitled," ca. 1956).

University of Texas, Austin. "William Baziotes: A Retrospective Exhibition," June 18–August 6, 1978, no. 45.

College Park. University of Maryland Art Gallery. "William Baziotes: A Retrospective Exhibition," August 24–October 7, 1978, no. 45.

Ithaca, N. Y. Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University. "William Baziotes: A Retrospective Exhibition," October 25–December 10, 1978, no. 45.

Atlanta. High Museum of Art. "Abstract Expressionism, Works on Paper: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 26–April 4, 1993, no. 2.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Abstract Expressionism, Works on Paper: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 4–September 12, 1993, extended to November 7, 1993, no. 2.

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. "Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper, Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 11–June 4, 1995, no. 2.

Madrid. Fundación Juan March. "Expresionismo Abstracto: Obra Sobre Papel, Colección The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York," May 9–July 2, 2000, no. 2.

Venice. Peggy Guggenheim Collection. "William Baziotes: Paintings and Drawings 1934–1962," September 5, 2004–January 9, 2005, no. 43.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Born in 1912: A Centennial Tribute," April 24–October 14, 2012, no catalogue.

Lisa M. Messinger. Expresionismo Abstracto: Obra Sobre Papel, Colección The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York. Exh. cat., Fundación Juan March. Madrid, 2000, pp. 16–17, ill. (color).



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