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12 Hawks At 3 O'clock by JOAN MITCHELL

JOAN MITCHELL

(AMERICAN, 1925 - 1992)

12 Hawks At 3 O'clock , 1960

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

116.38 in. (295.60 cm.) (height) by 78.74 in. (200.00 cm.) (width)

Exhibited:

Paris, Galerie Jacques Dubourg or Galerie Lawrence, Joan Mitchell, May 1962. Bern, Klipstein und Kornfeld, J. Mitchell, Ausstellung von Ölbildern, October 1962, no. 1 (illustrated). Northridge, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Americans in Paris: The 50s, October 22-November 30, 1979, n.p. (illustrated). Honolulu Academy of Arts, on loan, July 1997-1999. Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Seattle Art Museum, Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection, March-November 2000, pp. 180-182 and 291, no. 45 (illustrated in color). Seattle Art Museum, Elles: SAM: Singular Works by Seminal Women Artists, October 2012-February 2013.

Literature:

P. Restany, "L'actualité: Joan Mitchell," Cimaise, vol. 9, no. 60, July-August 1962, pp. 89 and 92 (illustrated). J. Abe, "Twelve Hawks at 3 O'Clock," Honolulu Academy of the Arts - Calendar News, September-October 1997, p. 10 (illustrated). D. Ngo, ed., Art + Architecture: The Ebsworth Collection + Residence, San Francisco, 2006, n.p. (illustrated in color and installation view illustrated).

Provenance:

Sam Francis, Santa Monica, acquired directly from the artist Estate of Sam Francis Gallery Delaive, Amsterdam Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 7 May 1997, lot 5 Acquired at the above sale by the late owner

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