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The Window

Artist:
Hans Hofmann (American (born Germany), Wessenburg 1880–1966 New York)
Date:
1950
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
48 x 36 1/8 in. (121.9 x 91.8 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Roy R. Neuberger, 1951
Accession Number:
51.2
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right, partially overpainted): 50/ hans/ [.....]
[Kootz Gallery, New York, 1950–51; sold in January 1951 to MMA]

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America," January 23–March 25, 1951, no. 46 [the exhibition traveled in modified format as "Abstract Painting in America" through April 14, 1952].

Dallas Museum of Art. "Abstract Painting in America," October 1–22, 1951.

Saint Paul, Minn. Saint Paul Gallery and School of Art. "Abstract Painting in America," November 5–26, 1951.

Winnipeg Art Gallery. "Abstract Painting in America," December 10–31, 1951.

Toledo Museum of Art. "Abstract Painting in America," January 13–27, 1952.

Louisville, Ky. J. B. Speed Art Museum. "Abstract Painting in America," February 18–March 10, 1952.

Carbondale. Southern Illinois University. "Abstract Painting in America," March 24–April 14, 1952.

Seattle Art Museum. "Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture," February 4–April 5, 1953, unnum. brochure.

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

San Juan. El Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña. "Arte del Siglo Veinte: EE.UU. del Museum Metropolitano de Arte," April 19–May 31, 1974, no. 26.

Southampton, N. Y. Parrish Art Museum. "Twentieth Century American Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 25–December 31, 1977, no. 24.

Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels. "La Peinture Américaine au 20e Siècle de la Collection du Metropolitan Museum of Art," June 28–August 23, 1978, no. 23 (as "La Fenetre").

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Tribute to a Curator: Robert Beverly Hale," November 16, 1978–March 4, 1979, unnum. checklist.

Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York at Purchase. "Roy R. Neuberger: Patron of the Arts," April 25–July 25, 1993, no. 32.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Hans Hofmann in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 13–October 17, 1999, no. 1.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Hans Hofmann: Selected Paintings," November 18, 2014–April 19, 2015, no catalogue.

Henry Geldzahler. American Painting in the Twentieth Century. New York, 1965, pp. 194–95, ill.

Helen A. Harrison. Twentieth Century American Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Parrish Art Museum. Southampton, N. Y., 1977, p. 30, no. 24, ill.

Helen A. Harrison in La Peinture Américaine au 20e Siècle de la Collection du Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels. Brussels, 1978, unpaginated, no. 23, ill., reprints Ref. Harrison 1977.

Eugene Victor Thaw. "The Abstract Expressionists." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 44 (Winter 1986–87), p. 29, fig. 22 (color).

Suzi Villiger, ed. Hans Hofmann: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings. Vol. 2, Catalogue Entries P1–P846 (1901–1951). Surrey, 2014, pp. 458–49, no. P750, ill. (color).



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