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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1978.126
People
Agnes Martin, American (Maklin, Saskatchewan, Canada 1912 - 2004 Taos, NM)
Title
Untitled
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1977
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red & blue colored pencil, graphite and orange wash on thin off-white wove paper
Dimensions
30.3 x 30.3 cm (11 15/16 x 11 15/16 in.)
frame: 39 x 39 x 3.5 cm (15 3/8 x 15 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black ball-point pen, l.r.: A. Martin '77
  • inscription: upper center, graphite: TOP
  • inscription: verso, upper center, black ball-point pen: TOP
  • gallery label: removed from backing, now in curatorial file, paper, printed and typed: no. 7273
Provenance
[Pace Gallery, New York, New York], sold; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1978.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, National Endowment for the Arts and Deknatel Purchase Funds
Copyright
© Estate of Agnes Martin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1978
Object Number
1978.126
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

James Cuno and Lisa Andersen, Minimalism and Post-Minimalism: Drawing Distinctions, exh. cat., Hood Museum of Art (Hanover, NH, 1990), cat. no. 11, pp. 38-39, repr.

Barbara Haskell, Agnes Martin, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1992), repr. in color p. 83; checklist, p. 185

Mona Schieren, Agnes Martin Transkulturelle Übersetzung zur Konstruktion Asianistischer Ästhetiken in der Amerikanischen Kunst Nach 1945, Verlag Silke Schreiber (Munich, 2016), p. 9, 12, fig. 1, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Agnes Martin: Fifty Small Paintings at Pace, Pace Gallery, New York, 03/25/1978 - 04/22/1978

Minimalism and Post-Minimalism: Drawing Distinctions, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, 10/27/1990 - 12/16/1990

Agnes Martin Retrospective, Center for Fine Arts, Miami, Miami, 05/22/1993 - 08/01/1993

Modern Art for Harvard: Prints and Drawings Acquired through the Generosity of Frederick B. and Virginia H. Deknatel, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/31/1995 - 08/06/1995

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