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Untitled (Sheet of Studies)

Artist:
Jackson Pollock (American, Cody, Wyoming 1912–1956 East Hampton, New York)
Date:
ca. 1939–42
Medium:
Ink and colored pencil on paper
Dimensions:
13 x 10 1/4in. (33 x 26cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Lee Krasner Pollock, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.147.12ab
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, New York, 1956–62); Lee Krasner Pollock, New York (1962–82; her gift to MMA)

New Haven. Yale University Art Gallery. "Jackson Pollock: New–Found Works," October 5–November 26, 1978, no. 44 (lent by Lee Krasner Pollock).

Washington, D.C. National Collection of Fine Arts. "Jackson Pollock: New–Found Works," December 22, 1978–February 11, 1979, no. 44.

David and Alfred Smart Gallery, University of Chicago. "Jackson Pollock: New–Found Works," March 12–May 6, 1979, no. 44.

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

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. 16.

Tokyo. The Shoto Museum of Art. "Drawings Jackson Pollock: Loan Exhibition from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," August 20–September 29, 1985, no. 11 (as "Sheet of Studies"; verso).

Fukuoka Art Museum. "Drawings Jackson Pollock: Loan Exhibition from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 8–27, 1985, no. 11.

New York. Gagosian Gallery. "Jackson Pollock: Black Enamel Paintings," April–May 1990, no. 11 (as "Untitled").

Stuttgart. Württembergischer Kunstverein. "Jackson Pollock: Zeichnungen," October 11–December 2, 1990, nos. 16 and 17 (as "Studienblatt").

Venice. Museo Correr. "Jackson Pollock in Venice," March 23–June 30, 2002, no. 19.

Francis Valentine O'Connor and Eugene Victor Thaw, ed. Jackson Pollock: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Drawings, and Other Works. Vol. 3, Drawings, 1930–1956. New Haven, 1978, pp. 132–33, no. 586, ill.

Francis Valentine O'Connor in Jackson Pollock: New–Found Works. Exh. cat., Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, 1978, unpaginated, no. 44, states that these sketches illustrate Picasso's influence on Pollock's early work.

Tilman Osterwold in Jackson Pollock: Zeichnungen. Exh. cat., Württembergischer Kunstverein. Stuttgart, 1990, pp. 10, 14, 72 pl. 17 (verso).

Lisa Mintz Messinger in Jackson Pollock: Zeichnungen. Exh. cat., Württembergischer Kunstverein. Stuttgart, 1990, p. 62 (recto).

Ben Heller. Jackson Pollock: Black Enamel Paintings. Exh. cat., Gagosian Gallery. New York, 1990, p. 14, no. 11 (verso; color).

Ellen G. Landau in Siqueiros/Pollock: Pollock/Siqueiros. Exh. cat., Kunsthalle Düsseldorf. Vol. 2, "Essays/Dokumentation."Cologne, 1995, p. 40, fig. 3.

Leonhard Emmerling. Jackson Pollock, 1912–1956. Cologne, 2003, p. 25, ill. p. 28 (verso, color), notes that the head in this drawing recalls those from Picasso's "Guernica" (Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid).



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