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Untitled (Sheet of Studies)

Artist:
Jackson Pollock (American, Cody, Wyoming 1912–1956 East Hampton, New York)
Date:
ca. 1939–42
Medium:
Ink, gouache, watercolor, colored pencils and graphite pencil on paper
Dimensions:
26 x 20 1/2 in. (66 x 52.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Lee Krasner Pollock, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.147.18ab
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2010 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
the artist, Springs, N.Y. (until d. 1956; his estate, New York, 1956–62); Lee Krasner Pollock, New York (1962–82; her gift to MMA)

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Jackson Pollock," December 19, 1956–February 3, 1957, no. 39 (as "Drawing," 1938–43, lent by Lee Krasner Pollock, Springs, Long Island).

Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo. "Pollock, IV Bienal," September 22–December 31, 1957, no. 9 (as "Desenho [Drawing]," before 1943; lent by Lee Krasner Pollock, Springs, Long Island, New York).

London. Marlborough Fine Art Ltd. "Jackson Pollock: Paintings, drawings and watercolours from the collection of Lee Krasner Pollock," June 1961, no. 24 (as "Drawing," c. 1939).

Düsseldorf. Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen. "Jackson Pollock," September 5–October 8, 1961, no. 52 (as "Drawing," ca. 1939).

Kunsthaus Zürich. "Jackson Pollock," October 24–November 29, 1961, no. 52.

Rome. Marlborough Galleria d'Arte. "Jackson Pollock," October–November 1962, no. 31 (as "Drawing," ca. 1939).

Milan. Toninelli Arte Moderno. "Jackson Pollock," November–December 1962, no. 31.

New York. Marlborough-Gerson Gallery. "Jackson Pollock," January–February 1964, no. 50 (as "Drawing," ca. 1939).

Rome. Palazzo Venezia. "Jackson Pollock, opere 1930–1956," April–June 1983, unnumbered cat.

Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale. "Jackson Pollock–A Painter's Drawings 1930–1956," January 4–29, 1984, unnum. checklist.

Des Moines Art Center. "Jackson Pollock Drawings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 15–February 24, 1985, no. 20.

Tokyo. The Shoto Museum of Art. "Drawings Jackson Pollock: Loan Exhibition from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," August 20–September 29, 1985, no. 17 (as "Untitled").

Fukuoka Art Museum. "Drawings Jackson Pollock: Loan Exhibition from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 8–27, 1985, no. 17.

Stuttgart. Württembergischer Kunstverein. "Jackson Pollock: Zeichnungen," October 11–December 2, 1990, nos. 26 and 27 (as "Ohne Titel").

Kunsthalle Düsseldorf. "Siqueiros/Pollock: Pollock/Siqueiros," September 30–December 3, 1995, unnumbered cat. (p. 191; as "Untitled").

Madrid. Fundación Juan March. "Expresionismo Abstracto: Obra Sobre Papel, Colección The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York," May 9–July 2, 2000, no. 45.

Bryan Robertson. Jackson Pollock. New York, 1960, p. 138, pl. 59, calls it "Drawing" and dates it ca. 1938.

Lawrence Alloway. Jackson Pollock: Paintings, drawings, and watercolours from the collection of Lee Krasner Pollock. Exh. cat., Marlborough Fine Art Ltd. London, 1961, unpaginated, no. 24.

Francis Valentine O'Connor and Eugene Victor Thaw, ed. Jackson Pollock: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Drawings, and Other Works. Vol. 3, Drawings, 1930–1956. New Haven, 1978, p. 165, no. 633, ill.

Elizabeth L. Langhorne. "Jackson Pollock's 'The Moon Woman Cuts The Circle'." Arts Magazine 53, no. 7 (March 1979), p. 129, fig. 3, dates it ca. 1938–41; cites this work as an example of Pollock's ubiquitous use of the "disc/crescent" motif in his early Jungian drawings.

Tilman Osterwold in Jackson Pollock: Zeichnungen. Exh. cat., Württembergischer Kunstverein. Stuttgart, 1990, pp. 14, 72–73 pls. 26 and 27.

Regina Lange in Siqueiros/Pollock: Pollock/Siqueiros. Exh. cat., Kunsthalle Düsseldorf. "Essays/Dokumentation."Cologne, 1995, pp. 190–91, ill. (color).



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