Wilderness I

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American (Augusta, GA 1930 -)
Wilderness I, 1963-1970
20th century
Charcoal, graphite wash and graphite with polyester resin moulded hand, string, paintbrush and wooden ruler on off-white wove paper
sight: 127 x 87.6 x 10.2 cm (50 x 34 1/2 x 4 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Sarah-Ann and Werner H. Kramarsky
, 2002.94
signed: l.r., graphite: J. Johns / 1963
[Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, New York]. McCrory Corporation, New York, New York, sold at [Christies, New York, New York], 3 May 1994, lot 58; to Werner H. Kramarsky, New York, New York, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2002.
David Shapiro, Jasper Johns Drawings, 1954-1984, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1984), repr. pl. 103, n.p.

Roberta Bernstein, Jasper Johns' Paintings and Sculptures, 1954-1974: "The Changing Focus of the Eye", U.M.I. Research Press (Ann Arbor, MI, 1985), pp.98-99, repr. pl. 42, n.p.

Nan Rosenthal and Ruth E. Fine, The Drawings of Jasper Johns, exh. cat., National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C., 1990), cat. no. 40, p. 168, repr. fig. 40b

Roberta Bernstein, Jasper Johns, Rizzoli (New York, 1992), fig. 3, n.p.

Contemporary Art, auct. cat., Christie's, New York (New York, NY, May 3, 1994), lot 58, p. 124, repr. (color) p. 125

Christine Mehring and Pamela Lee, Drawing is another kind of language: Recent American Drawings from a New York Private Collection, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1997), cat. no. 31, p. 84, repr. (color) p. 85

Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 2002-2003, (Cambridge, MA, 2004), repr. p. 22

Amy Eshoo, ed., 560 Broadway: A New York Drawing Collection at Work, 1991-2006, Fifth Floor Foundation and Yale University Press (New York, 2008), p. 153, p. 129 (repr.)

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 231, repr.

Exhibition History
Drawing is another kind of language: Recent Drawings from a New York Private Collection, Kunst-Museum Ahlen, Ahlen, 12/06/1998 - 01/31/1999, cat. no. 31; Fonds régional d'art contemporain/Musée de Picardie, Amiens, 05/21/1999 - 08/15/1999, cat. no. 31; Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, 09/26/1999 - 11/14/1999, cat. no. 31; Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, 01/07/2000 - 03/12/2000, cat. no. 31; Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, 09/21/2000 - 12/10/2000, cat. no. 31; The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, 04/20/2001 - 06/10/2001, cat. no. 31
Jasper Johns Drawings, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, 01/10/1970 - 01/31/1970
Drawing is another kind of language: Recent Drawings from a New York Private Collection, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 12/12/1997 - 02/22/1998, cat. no. 31; Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, 09/04/1998 - 11/15/1998, cat. no. 31; Akademie Der Künste, Berlin, 02/19/1999 - 04/25/1999, cat. no. 31
HAA 1 Survey Course: Survey of World Art: Modern Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/23/2005 - 07/31/2005