Art/ Collection/ Art Object

White Rooster

Artist:
Milton Avery (American, Altmar, New York 1885–1965 New York)
Date:
1947
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
61 1/2 x 50 3/4 in. (156.2 x 128.9 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Joyce Blaffer von Bothmer, in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Blaffer, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.210
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): Milton Avery 1947
Katonah, N. Y. The Katonah Gallery. "Milton Avery: The Late Years," July 17–September 4, 1977 (brochure; checklist).

Albany. New York State Senate. "Twelve Americans from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 5–June 20, 1980, unnumbered cat. (p. 5).

New York. Grace Borgenicht Gallery. "Milton Avery Exhibition," April 14–May 9, 1981.

Toronto. Art Gallery of Ontario. "Milton Avery: Paintings of Canada," February 7–April 13, 1986, no. 33.

Kingston, Nova Scotia. Agnes Etherington Art Centre. "Milton Avery: Paintings of Canada," May 4–June 15, 1986, no. 33.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "14 Americans," July 16, 1990–January 2, 1991, no catalogue.

Roslyn Harbor, N. Y. Nassau County Museum of Art. "Landscape of America: The Hudson River School to Abstract Expressionism," November 10, 1991–February 9, 1992, unnumbered cat. (p. 55).

Henry Geldzahler. Twelve Americans from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., New York State Senate, Albany. New York, 1980, pp. 3, 4–5, ill.

Lisa Mintz Messinger in 20th Century Art: Selections from the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Vol. 2, Painting: 1945-1985. New York, 1986, pp. 14–15, ill. (color, overall and detail).

William S. Lieberman in 20th Century Art: Selections from the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Vol. 2, Painting: 1945–1985. New York, 1986, p. 6.



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