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Untitled

Artist:
Jackson Pollock (American, Cody, Wyoming 1912–1956 East Hampton, New York)
Date:
ca. 1950
Medium:
Dripped ink on paper
Dimensions:
18 7/8 x 24 3/4in. (47.9 x 62.9cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Lee Krasner Pollock, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.147.28
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2010 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Marking: watermarked "MBM made in France/Ingres d'Arches"
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: Drawing into Painting," February 4–March 16, 1980, unnumbered cat. (lent by Lee Krasner Pollock, New York).

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. 32.

Tokyo. The Shoto Museum of Art. "Drawings Jackson Pollock: Loan Exhibition from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," August 20–September 29, 1985, no. 27.

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

Mexico City. Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo. "Leo Castelli y Sus Artistas: XXX Años de Promoción del Arte Contemporáneo," June–October 1987, no. 27.

Stuttgart. Württembergischer Kunstverein. "Jackson Pollock: Zeichnungen," October 11–December 2, 1990, no. 30 (dated ca. 1948–49).

Atlanta. High Museum of Art. "Abstract Expressionism, Works on Paper: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 26–April 4, 1993, no. 36.

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. 36.

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. "Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper, Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 11–June 4, 1995, no. 50.

Berlin. Deutsche Guggenheim. "No Limits, Just Edges: Jackson Pollock, Paintings on Paper," January 29–April 10, 2005, unnumbered cat. (pl. 64).

Venice. Peggy Guggenheim Collection. "No Limits, Just Edges: Jackson Pollock, Paintings on Paper," June 4–September 18, 2005, unnumbered cat.

New York. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. "No Limits, Just Edges: Jackson Pollock, Paintings on Paper," May 26–September 26, 2006, unnumbered cat.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Abstract Expressionist Drawings," November 1, 2007–February 24, 2008, no catalogue.

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

Humlebaek. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. "Jorn & Pollock - Revolutionary Roads," November 15, 2013–February 23, 2014, no. 45 [incorrectly listed as no. 46 in checklist].

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. 275, no. 792, ill.

Tilman Osterwold in Jackson Pollock: Zeichnungen. Exh. cat., Württembergischer Kunstverein. Stuttgart, 1990, pp. 18–19, pl. 30.

Lisa Mintz Messinger. Abstract Expressionism, Works on Paper: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., High Museum of Art, Atlanta. New York, 1992, pp. 84, 92, fig. 36 (color), states that this is one of a sequence of ten small black–ink drawings found in the artist's studio after his death.

Holland Cotter. "Abstract Expressionism: The Lighter, Quieter Side." New York Times (June 4, 1993), p. C24.



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