Description: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 43 by 36 inches
Medium: oil on canvas
Condition Report: Oil on canvas. Canvas is not lined. SURFACE: in good condition, generally; scattered fine craquelure; a few scattered pin dots of loss. UNDER UV: No apparent inpainting.
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Exhibited: Boston, Stuart Art Gallery, Hyman Bloom—New Paintings, 1945, no. 11
New York, Durlacher Brothers, Paintings by Hyman Bloom, 1946, no. 11
Boston, Boris Mirski Art Gallery in cooperation with Durlacher Brothers, New York, Hyman Bloom, 1949, no. 10
Venice, XXV Biennale di Venezia, 1950, United States Pavillion, no. 57
Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art; Buffalo, Albright Art Gallery; Coral Gables, Florida, Lowe Gallery; San Francisco, M.H. de Young Museum; New York, Whitney Museum of Art, Hyman Bloom, 1954, no. 14
Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston Expressionism: Jack Levine, Hyman Bloom, Karl Zerbe, 1979, pp. 19, 22, illustrated
New York, National Academy of Design, Color and Ecstasy: The Art of Hyman Bloom, 2002, no. 13, illustrated
Literature: Elaine de Kooning, “Hyman Bloom,” Art News 54, March 1955, pp. 32, 66–67
F.S. Wight, Institute of Contemporary Art “Introduction,” in Hyman Bloom, Boston, 1954
Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection, 1961, p. 26
Provenance: Edgar Kaufmann, Jr.
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Acquired from the above as a gift, 1955