Inscription

on edge of base: David Smith CI.II 10-20-62

Provenance

The artist [1906-1965], Bolton Landing, New York; his estate; sold by the estate by 1969 to (Marlborough Galleries, New York); purchased 17 November 1977 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1982
David Smith: Seven Major Themes, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1982-1983, no. 2 of Circles, repro.
2000
Crossroads of American Sculpture, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2000-2001, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
1980
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980: 36, repro.
1988
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 44, repro.
1992
National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 272, repro.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 219, repro.
1995
Marshall, Albert. "A Study of the Surfaces of David Smith's Sculpture." Studies in the History of Art 51 (1995): 97, 101.