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upper right reverse: FRANZ KLINE 56

Provenance

Burton G. [1902-1991] and Emily Hall [1908-1987] Tremaine, Madison, Connecticut; gift 1971 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1977
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Stoessel, U.S. Embassy residence, Bonn, West Germany, 1977-1981.
1994
Franz Kline: Art and the Structure of Identity, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; Saarland Museum, Saarbrücken, 1994-1995, no. 38, repro.
1996
Pintura Estadounidense: Expresionismo Abstracto [Abstract Expressionism and the American Experience], Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, 1996-1997, no. 44, repro.
1997
Founders and Heirs of the New York School, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai; The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, 1997, no. 39, repro.
1999
A Rebours: La Rebelión Informalista (The Informal Rebellion) [1939-1968], Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Gran Canaria; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, 1999, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 188, repro.
1980
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980: 19, 162, repro.
1981
Williams, William James. A Heritage of American Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1981: 246, repro.
1988
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 190, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 218, repro.