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Artist:
Jackson Pollock (American, Cody, Wyoming 1912–1956 East Hampton, New York)
Date:
ca. 1938–41
Medium:
Colored pencils and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
14 1/4 x 10 in. (36.2 x 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anonymous Gift, 1990
Accession Number:
1990.4.68
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 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–d.1984; her estate, New York, 1984–90; sold to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Jackson Pollock: Early Sketchbooks and Drawings," October 21, 1997–February 8, 1998, no catalogue.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Jackson Pollock," November 1, 1998–February 2, 1999, no. 23.

London. Tate Gallery. "Jackson Pollock," March 11–June 6, 1999, no. 23.

Venice. Museo Correr. "Jackson Pollock in Venice," March 23–June 30, 2002, no. 15.

New York. Robert Miller Gallery. "Dialogue: Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock," December 8, 2005–January 28, 2006, not in catalogue.

Roslyn Harbor, N. Y. Nassau County Museum of Art. "Surrealism: Dreams on Canvas," May 26–August 12, 2007, unnumbered cat. (p. 47).

Kunstmuseum Basel. "The Figurative Pollock," October 2, 2016–January 22, 2017, no. 16.

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, p. 66, no. 475, ill., date it ca. 1938–39.

Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith. Jackson Pollock: An American Saga. New York, 1989, ill. p. 301, date it 1936–37.

Lisa Mintz Messinger. "Pollock Studies the Mexican Muralists and the Surrealists: Sketchbook III." The Jackson Pollock Sketchbooks in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1997, pp. 62, 64, p. 87, no. III:16r, states that this drawing reflects Orozco's Dartmouth murals; identifies the central figure in this drawing as directly derived from Orozco's 1926 fresco "The Franciscan" (National Preparatory School, Mexico City) which was illustrated in a January 1929 "Creative Art" article recommended to Pollock by his brother.

Kirk Varnedoe in Kirk Varnedoe Pepe Karmel. Jackson Pollock. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York. New York, 1998, p. 25, colorpl. 23.

Charles A. Riley II in Surrealism: Dreams on Canvas. Exh. cat., Nassau County Museum of Art. Roslyn Harbor, 2007, pp. 46–47, ill. (color).

Lisa Mintz Messinger in Men of Fire: José Clemente Orozco and Jackson Pollock. Exh. cat., Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. Hanover, N.H., 2012, pp. 39, 49 n. 21, fig. 64 (color).

Nina Zimmer in The Figurative Pollock. Ed. Nina Zimmer. Exh. cat., Kunstmuseum Basel. Basel, 2016, pp. 97–98, no. 16, ill. (color) pp. 66, 112.



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