John Ford on His Deathbed, R.B. Kitaj (American, Cleveland, Ohio 1932–2007 Los Angeles, California), Oil on canvas

John Ford on His Deathbed

Artist:
R.B. Kitaj (American, Cleveland, Ohio 1932–2007 Los Angeles, California)
Date:
1983–84
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
60 x 60 in. (152.4 x 152.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.4
Rights and Reproduction:
© R.B.Kitaj Estate
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (verso): Kitaj Amerika/ (John Ford on his deathbed)/ 83-84
the artist, London (until 1986; sold through Marlborough Fine Art (London) Ltd. to MMA)

Marlborough Fine Art (London) Ltd. "R. B. Kitaj," November–December 1985, no. 52 (as "Amerika [John Ford on his Death Bed]"; lent courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art).

New York. Marlborough Gallery, Inc. "R. B. Kitaj," March 1986, no. 52.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "London, Glasgow, New York," April 13–July 31, 1988, unnum. checklist.

London. Tate Gallery. "R. B. Kitaj: A Retrospective," June 16–September 4, 1994, unnumbered cat. (p. 149).

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "R. B. Kitaj: A Retrospective," October 23, 1994–January 8, 1995, unnumbered cat.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "R. B. Kitaj: A Retrospective," February 15–May 14, 1995, unnumbered cat.

William S. Lieberman in 20th Century Art: Selections from the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Vol. 2, Painting: 1945–1985. New York, 1986, pp. 7, 60–61, ill. (color, overall and detail).