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Untitled, Number 15

Artist:
Elaine de Kooning (American, Brooklyn, New York 1918–1989 Southampton, New York)
Date:
1948
Medium:
Enamel on paper, mounted on canvas
Dimensions:
32 x 44in. (81.3 x 111.8cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Iris Cantor Gift, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.22
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed (verso, on stretcher): Black Mountain #15
the artist, Southampton, N.Y. (1948–d. 1989; her estate, 1989–92; sold through the Washburn Gallery, New York, to MMA)

New York. Washburn Gallery. "Elaine de Kooning: Black Mountain Paintings from 1948," October 1–November 2, 1991, unnumbered cat. (as "Untitled #15").

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

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. 4.

Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building. "Elaine de Kooning," June 21–September 6, 1994, no. 5 (as "Untitled #15 [Black Mountain College]").

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. "Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper, Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 11–June 4, 1995, no. 23.

New York. Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, CUNY. "Women and Abstract Expressionism: Painting and Sculpture, 1945-1959," March 20–April 17, 1997, unnumbered cat. (p. 18).

East Hampton, NY. Guild Hall. "Women and Abstract Expressionism: Painting and Sculpture, 1945-1959," May 10–June 15, 1997, unnumbered cat.

Madrid. Fundación Juan March. "Expresionismo Abstracto: Obra Sobre Papel, Colección The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York," May 9–July 2, 2000, no. 23.

Madrid. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. "Black Mountain College: Experiment in Art," October 2, 2002–January 13, 2003, unnumbered cat. (p. 101).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Abstract Expressionist Drawings," November 1, 2007–February 24, 2008.

Helen A. Harrison in Elaine de Kooning. Exh. cat., Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia. Athens, Ga., 1992, p. 29, colorpl. 2, calls it "Untitled #15 (Black Mountain)".

Lisa M. Messinger in "Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 1991–1992." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 50 (Fall 1992), p. 68, ill.

Helen A. Harrison. Elaine de Kooning. Exh. cat., Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building. Washington D.C., 1994, pp. 8–9, 15, no. 5, ill.

Lisa M. Messinger. Expresionismo Abstracto: Obra Sobre Papel, Colección The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York. Exh. cat., Fundación Juan March. Madrid, 2000, p. 60, ill. p. 59 (color).

Vincent Katz, ed. Black Mountain College: Experiment in Art. 2nd [1st ed. 2002]. Cambridge, 2013, pp. 113–14, ill. (color), calls it "Untitled #15".



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