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Dragon

Artist:
William Baziotes (American, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1912–1963 New York, New York)
Date:
1950
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
47 3/4 x 39 3/4 in. (121.3 x 101 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1950
Accession Number:
50.27
Rights and Reproduction:
© William Baziotes
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): Baziotes; dated (verso): 1950
the artist, New York (1950; sold through the Samuel M. Kootz Gallery, New York to MMA)

New York. Kootz Gallery. "Baziotes: New Paintings," February 7–27, 1950.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "20th Century Painters: A Special Exhibition of Oils, Water Colors and Drawings Selected from the Collections of American Art in the Metropolitan Museum," June 16–October 29, 1950, unnum. brochure (p. 3).

Berlin. Rathaus Schöneberg. "Amerikanische Malerei: Werden und Gegenwart," September 20–October 5, 1951, no. 18 (as "Der Drache").

Berlin. Schloss Charlottenburg. "Amerikanische Malerei: Werden und Gegenwart," October 10–24, 1951, no. 18 (as "Der Drache").

Vienna. Akademie der Bildenden Künst. "Amerikanische Malerei: Werden und Gegenwart," November 3–18, 1951, no. 18 (as "Der Drache").

Munich. Galerie des Amerika Hauses. "Amerikanische Malerei: Werden und Gegenwart," November 24–December 14, 1951, no. 18 (as "Der Drache").

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "15 Americans," April 9–July 27, 1952, unnumbered cat. (p. 45).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "American Painting, 1754–1954," December 18, 1953–September 1954, no catalogue.

Brussels. Palais international des beaux-arts. "50 ans d'art moderne: Exposition universelle et internationale," April 17–July 21, 1958, extended to October 19, 1958, no. 112.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Three Centuries of American Painting," April 9–October 17, 1965, unnum. checklist.

New York. Marlborough Gallery. "William Baziotes: Late Work: 1946-1962," February 11–March 6, 1971.

San Juan. El Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña. "Arte del Siglo Veinte: EE.UU. del Museo Metropolitano de Arte," April 19–May 31, 1974.

Newport Beach, Calif. Newport Harbor Art Museum. "William Baziotes: A Retrospective Exhibition," March 24–June 4, 1978, no. 14 (dated ca. 1950).

University of Texas, Austin. "William Baziotes: A Retrospective Exhibition," June 18–August 6, 1978, no. 14.

College Park. University of Maryland Art Gallery. "William Baziotes: A Retrospective Exhibition," August 24–October 7, 1978, no. 14.

Ithaca, N. Y. Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University. "William Baziotes: A Retrospective Exhibition," October 25–December 10, 1978, no. 14.

Howard Devree. "2 Centuries of Art in U.S. on Display." New York Times (December 18, 1953), p. 26.

Dorothy C. Miller in New Art in America: Fifty Painters of the 20th Century. Ed. John I. H. Baur. Greenwich, Conn., 1957, ill. p. 246.

Eugene Victor Thaw. "The Abstract Expressionists." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 44 (Winter 1986–87), p. 9.



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