© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1998.236
People
Franz Kline, American (Wilkes-Barre, PA 1910 - 1962 New York, NY)
Title
Untitled
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Composition
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1950
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink and oil on thin off-white wove paper, mounted on ivory wove paper
Dimensions
26.6 x 18.3 cm (10 1/2 x 7 3/16 in.)
mount (irregular): 30.7 x 21.9 cm (12 1/16 x 8 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • gallery label: removed from old mount, now in curatorial file, paper, handwritten in black ink
Provenance
[Charles Egan Gallery, New York, New York], sold; to Lois Orswell, Pomfret Center, Connecticut, 1950, bequest; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1998.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Lois Orswell Collection
Copyright
© The Franz Kline Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1998
Object Number
1998.236
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Marjorie B. Cohn and Sarah Kianovsky, Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 88, fig. 31 (color), pp. 70, 129, 371, 374

Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions of Prints and Drawings from 1940 to 2000, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/03/2000 - 08/27/2000

Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/21/2002 - 02/16/2003

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