National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist) Jackson Pollock (artist)
American, 1912 - 1956
Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist), 1950
oil, enamel, and aluminum on canvas
overall: 221 x 299.7 cm (87 x 118 in.) framed: 223.5 x 302.3 x 3.8 cm (88 x 119 x 1 1/2 in.)
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund
1976.37.1
Not on View
From the Tour: Selections from the Modern and Contemporary Collections
Object 3 of 8

1959O'Hara, Frank. Jackson Pollock. New York, 1959:26, repro. 53
1960Robertson, Bryan. Jackson Pollock. New York, 1960: 20, repro.
1962Ashton, Dore. The Unknown Shore: A View of Contemporary Art. Boston, 1962: repro. 125
1965Sawyer, Kenneth B. "The Artist as Collector: Alfonso Ossorio." Studio International 196, no. 863 (March 1965):109
1971Plessix, Francine du. "Opulence and Discrimination: Alfonso Ossorio." in Lipman, Jean, ed. The Collector in America. New York, 1971:202, repro.
1973Johnson, Ellen. "Jackson Pollock and nature." Studio International 185, no. 956: 262, repro.
1974Blake, Peter. "Ossorio." Architecture Plus. 2, no. 1 (January/February 1974):68, repro.
1977Richard, Paul. "The Field Painting As a Metaphor For the Mind of Modern Man." The Washington Post. (May 29, 1977): E2, repro.
1978King, Marian. Adventures in Art: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1978: 116, pl. 75., as Lavender Mist.
1979Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 134, pl. 120.
1980Rosenzweig, Phyllis. The Fifties: Aspects of Painting in New York. Washington, DC:13, repro.
1980Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980: 18, 19, no. 63, color repro.
1980American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 210, repro.
1981Williams 1981, color repro. 222, detail 232,
1982Hughes, Robert. "An American Legend in Paris." Time (1 February 1982): 70-71, repro. [exhibition review]
1982Wilson, Simon. "Jackson Pollock at the Beaubourg." The Burlington Magazine (May 1982): 316.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 614, no. 949, color repro.
1988Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 192, no. 73, color repro.
1991Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 263, color repro.
1992Fiero, Gloria K. "The Quest for Meaning in the Visual Arts." in The Humanistic Tradition 6:89, repro.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 266, repro.
1992American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 263, repro.
1997Hughes, Robert. American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America. New York, 1997: 486-487, color fig. 287.
2000Torres, Louis and Michelle Marder Kamhi. What Art Is: The Esthetic Theory of Ayn Rand. Peru, Illinois, 2000: 407, nt. 159.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 436-439, no. 360, color repros.
2009Gariff, David, Eric Denker, and Dennis P. Weller. The World's Most Influential Painters and the Artists They Inspired. Hauppauge, NY, 2009: 172-173, color repro.
2009Cooper, Harry. The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2009: 7.
2010Monet y la abstracción. Exh. cat. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 2010: 33, 34 fig. 16.

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