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Inscription

lower left: soulages; upper right on reverse: 6.3.55 / SOULAGES

Provenance

(Samuel M. Kootz Gallery, New York); sold to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph F. Colin, New York; gift 1975 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1955
New Paintings by Pierre Soulages, Sam Kootz Gallery, New York, 1955.
1960
The Colin Collection: Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture, M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1960, no. 104.
1961
Pierre Soulages, Kunsthaus Zurich, 1961, no. 35.
1961
Soulages, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, 1961, no. 34
1962
Soulages, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, 1962.
1975
Soulages, Gimpel & Weitzenhoffer, New York, 1975.
Bibliography
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 379, repro.
1994
Emcrevé, Pierre. Soulages: L'oeuvre complet. I: 1946-1959. 3 vols. Paris, 1994: 1:196, no. 175, repro.
1994
Encrevé, Pierre. Soulages: L'oeuvre complet, Peintures. 3 vols. Paris, 1994-1998: 1(1994):196, no. 175, repro.