The Serenade for the Doll after Claude Debussy, Gift Wrapped Doll #16

Artist:
James Rosenquist (American, Grand Forks, North Dakota 1933–2017 New York)
Date:
1992
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
60 x 60 in. (152.4 x 152.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.340.1
Not on view
[Leo Castelli Gallery, New York; registry no. 312]; [Richard L. Feigen & Co., New York, until 1993; sold to MMA]

New York. Leo Castelli Gallery. "James Rosenquist: The Serenade for the Doll after Claude Debussy or Gift Wrapped Dolls," March 20–April 17, 1993, unnumbered cat. (p. 25; as "Gift Wrapped Doll #16").

Chicago. Feigen Incorporated. "James Rosenquist: Gift Wrapped Dolls or Serenade for the Doll after Claude Debussy," September 10–October 9, 1993, unnumbered cat. (p. 12).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Recent Acquisitions: 1993–1995," July 28–September 24, 1995, no catalogue.

Richmond, Va. Marsh Art Gallery. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 3–February 28, 1997, no. 66.

Little Rock. Arkansas Arts Center. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 28–May 23, 1997, no. 66.

Newport Beach, Calif. Newport Harbor Art Museum. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," June 20–August 15, 1997, no. 66.

Tulsa, Okla. Philbrook Museum of Art. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 12–November 7, 1997, no. 66.

Palm Beach, Fla. The Society of the Four Arts. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 9–February 8, 1998, no. 66.

Salina, Kansas. Salina Art Center. "Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915–1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 6–May 3, 1998, no. 66.

Menil Collection and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. "James Rosenquist: A Retrospective," May 17–August 17, 2003, no. 127 (shown at the Menil Collection).

New York. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. "James Rosenquist: A Retrospective," October 17, 2003–February 4, 2004, no. 127.

David Whitney. James Rosenquist: The Serenade for the Doll After Claude Debussy or Gift Wrapped Dolls. Exh. cat., Leo Castelli Gallery. New York, 1993, pp. 2–3, 5, ill. p. 25 (color), interviews the artist about the Gift Wrapped Doll series.

Lisa M. Messinger in "Recent Acquisitions. A Selection: 1993–1994." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 52 (Fall 1994), p. 73, ill. (color).

Lowery Stokes Sims in Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915-1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Marsh Art Gallery. New York, 1996, pp. 162, 170, no. 66, ill. p. 163 (color).

Lowery Stokes Sims and Sabine Rewald in Still Life: The Object in American Art, 1915-1995. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Marsh Art Gallery, Richmond, Va. New York, 1996, p. 20, ill. front cover (color).

Sarah Bancroft in Walter Hopps and Sarah Bancroft. James Rosenquist: A Retrospective. Exh. cat., Menil Collection and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. New York, 2003, p. 127, no. 127, fig. 81 (color), ill. p. 241 (color).

Walter Hopps in Walter Hopps and Sarah Bancroft. James Rosenquist: A Retrospective. Exh. cat., Menil Collection and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. New York, 2003, p. 12.

Richard Kalina. "James Rosenquist at Full Scale." Art in America 92 (February 2004), p. 102.

James Rosenquist with David Dalton. Painting Below Zero: Notes on a Life in Art. New York, 2009, pp. 301–2 (on the Gift Wrapped Doll series), ill. n. p. (color).