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High Street

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American (Wilkes-Barre, PA 1910 - 1962 New York, NY)
High Street, 1950
Painting
American
,
20th century
Creation Place: United States
Oil on canvas
sight: 147.64 x 196.85 cm (58 1/8 x 77 1/2 in.)
framed: 150.18 x 199.39 x 5.08 cm (59 1/8 x 78 1/2 x 2 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Lois Orswell
, 1971.121
Department of Modern & Contemporary Art
,
Marks
signed: l.r.: Kline
Provenance
[Charles Egan Gallery, New York, New York], 1950. [Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, New York] 1956, sold; to Lois Orswell, Promfret Center, Connecticut, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1971.
Bibliography
"[Unidentified article]", Fogg Art Museum Newsletter, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, February 1972), reproduced

Caroline A. Jones, Modern Art at Harvard: The Formation of the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums, exh. cat., Abbeville Press/Harvard University Art Museums (New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, 1985), reproduced in b/w fig. 5, p. 16

Marjorie B. Cohn and Sarah Kianovsky, Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 87, fig. 131, pp. 321, 324 (repr. b/w), 376

Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Friends: Works from the Lois Orswell Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., Knoedler & and Co. Inc. (New York, 2003), p43

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 221, ill

Harry Cooper, "Spatter and Daub: Harry Cooper on the Contradiction of Abstract Expressionism", Artforum (New York, 2011), XLIV, No. 10, pp. 317-319, p. 318, ill.

Exhibition History
Franz Kline, Charles Egan Gallery, New York, 10/16/1950 - 11/04/1950
Master Paintings from the Fogg Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/13/1977 - 08/31/1977
Modern Art at Harvard, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/21/1985 - 01/05/1986
Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Friends: Works from the Lois Orswell Collection, Harvard University, Knoedler & Co. Inc., New York, 11/14/2003 - 01/24/2004, 10
Re-View: S118 European & American Art since 1900, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/13/2008 - 04/09/2011