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Painted Newsprint

Artist:
Franz Kline (American, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 1910–1962 New York)
Date:
1948–50
Medium:
Oil on newspaper, mounted on gessoed Masonite
Dimensions:
30 x 40in. (76.2 x 101.6cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William B. Jaffe, 1964
Accession Number:
64.305
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated twice (lower center): Kline 48/Kline 1950; on reverse: Franz Kline 1948
Southampton, N. Y. Parrish Art Museum. "Twentieth Century American Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 25–December 31, 1977, no. 27 (as "Painted News Print").

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. 26 (as "Papier Journal Peint").

Atlanta. High Museum of Art. "Abstract Expressionism, Works on Paper: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 26–April 4, 1993, no. 19.

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. 19.

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. "Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper, Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 11–June 4, 1995, no. 19.

Zaragoza Museum. "Goya and the Modern World," December 18, 2008–March 8, 2009, no. 234.

Helen A. Harrison. Twentieth Century American Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Parrish Art Museum. Southampton, N. Y., 1977, p. 33, no. 27, 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. 26, ill., reprints Ref. Harrison 1977.

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



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