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Composition With Red Strokes by JACKSON POLLOCK

JACKSON POLLOCK

(AMERICAN, 1912 - 1956)

Composition With Red Strokes , 1950

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Materials:

oil, enamel and aluminum paint on canvas

Measurements:

36.61 in. (93.00 cm.) (height) by 25.63 in. (65.10 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed and dated '50 Jackson Pollock' (l.l.); signed and dated again 'Jackson Pollock 1950' (verso)

Exhibited:

Florence, Palazzo Strozzi, Mostra Mercato Nazionale d'Arte Contemporanea, March-April 1964, p. 181, no. 1 (illustrated). New York, Museum of Modern Art, Jackson Pollock, April-June 1967, pp. 110 and 133, no. 53 (illustrated). New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, City of Ambition: Artists & New York, July-October 1996, pp. 132 and 140 (illustrated in color). Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Seattle Art Museum, Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection, March-November 2000, pp. 206-209 and 294, no. 53 (illustrated in color).

Literature:

J. Kroll, “Art: Jackson Pollock in retrospect,” Newsweek, 17 April 1967, p. 98 (illustrated). F. V. O'Connor and E. V. Thaw, eds., Jackson Pollock: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Drawings and Other Works, New Haven and London, 1978, vol. 1, pl. 36 (illustrated in color); vol. 2, p. 91, no. 268 (illustrated). D. Ngo, ed., Art + Architecture: The Ebsworth Collection + Residence, San Francisco, 2006, n.p. (installation views illustrated in color). Jackson Pollock: A Centennial Exhibition, exh. cat., New York, Jason McCoy Gallery, 2012, p. 39, pl. 17 (illustrated in color and illustrated in color on the exhibition poster).

Provenance:

Rodolphe Stadler, Paris Phillippe Dotremont, Brussels Robert Elkon Gallery, New York Mr. and Mrs. N. Richard Miller, Philadelphia Stephen Mazoh, Inc., New York Private collection, 1996 Jason McCoy, Inc., New York, 1997 Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1997

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