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Untitled (Composition Studies)

Artist:
Jackson Pollock (American, Cody, Wyoming 1912–1956 East Hampton, New York)
Date:
ca. 1938–41
Medium:
Gouache and watercolor on cardboard
Dimensions:
10 7/8 x 20 in. (27.6 x 50.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Lee Krasner Pollock, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.147.33
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, 1956–62); Lee Krasner Pollock, New York (1962–82; her gift to MMA)

New York. Sidney Janis Gallery. "Drawings by Jackson Pollock," November 4–30, 1957, no catalogue (Ref. O'Connor and Thaw 1978 list as possibly no. 4 and dated c.1934).

London. Marlborough Fine Art Ltd. "Jackson Pollock: Paintings, drawings and watercolours from the collection of Lee Krasner Pollock," June 1961, no. 6 (as "Drawing," c. 1935).

New York. Marlborough-Gerson Gallery. "Jackson Pollock," January–February 1964, no. 7 (as "Drawing, c. 1935").

Rome. Palazzo Venezia. "Jackson Pollock, opere 1930–1956," April–June 1983, unnumbered cat. (as "Tre Studi Composti").

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. 13.

Tokyo. The Shoto Museum of Art. "Drawings Jackson Pollock: Loan Exhibition from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," August 20–September 29, 1985, no. 32 (as "Three Composition Studies").

Fukuoka Art Museum. "Drawings Jackson Pollock: Loan Exhibition from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 8–27, 1985, no. 32.

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. 6.

Francis V. O'Connor. "The Genesis of Jackson Pollock, 1912 to 1943." PhD diss., Johns Hopkins University, 1965, pp. 192–93, pl. 58.

Francis Valentine O'Connor and Eugene Victor Thaw, ed. Jackson Pollock: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Drawings, and Other Works. Vol. 4, Other Works, 1930–1956. New Haven, 1978, pp. 32–33, no. 950, ill., incorrectly cites Hess, "Jackson Pollock 1912–56" in Art News, vol. 55 (September 1956) as a reference.



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