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Inscription

upper left reverse: "WILD GIRL" 1963 / BY MEL RAMOS / 4608 WYMAN DR. / SACRAMENTO / CALIF

Provenance

(The Pace Gallery, New York); Abrams Family Collection, New York, by 1966; Robert E. Abrams, New York; (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, New York, 14 May 2008, no. 117, bought in); Robert E. Abrams, New York; gift 2010 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1964
First International Girlie Exhibition, The Pace Gallery, New York, 1964.
1966
The Harry N. Abrams Family Collection, The Jewish Museum, New York, 1966, brochure, no. 115.
2004
Mel Ramos, Robert Sandelson Gallery, London, 2004-2005, no catalogue.
2007
Mel Ramos: Works from the 1960s, Robert Sandelson Gallery, London, 2007, no catalogue.
Bibliography
1975
Claridge, Elizabeth. Mel Ramos. London, 1975: repro. 54, 155 no. 44.
2004
Kuspit, Donald. Mel Ramos: Pop Art Fantasies, The Complete Paintings. New York, 2004: 63, 238, repro.