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lower right: Barnett Newman 1964

Provenance

Estate of the artist; purchased 1986 by NGA with funds provided by Robert and Jane Meyerhoff, Phoenix, Maryland.

Exhibition History
1966
Barnett Newman: The Stations of the Cross--Lema Sabachthani, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1966.
1971
Barnett Newman, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Tate Gallery, London; Grand Palais, Paris, 1971-1972, no. 53 (New York catalogue only), repro. in Paris catalogue (shown only in New York).
1978
American Art at Mid-Century: The Subjects of the Artist, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978-1979, no. 8 (of checklist for The Stations of the Cross), fig. 11.
1980
Zeichen des Glaubens - Geist der Avantgarde. Religiƶse Tendenzen in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, Schloss Charlottenburg, Grosse Orangerie, Berlin, 1980, no. 144, repro.
1996
The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: 1945 to 1995, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1996, no. 117, color repro.
2002
Barnett Newman, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Tate Modern, London, 2002-2003, pl. 80.
2012
In The Tower: Barnett Newman, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2012-2013, no catalogue.
Bibliography
1966
Berkson, William. "In the Museums, Recent Exhibitions: Barnett Newman." Arts Magazine 8 (June 1966): 44
1966
Newman, Barnett. "The 14 Stations of the Cross, 1958-1966." Art News 65 (1966): 27.
1969
Dillenberger, Jane. Secular Art with Sacred Themes. New York, 1969:99-116
1969
Hess, Thomas B. Barnett Newman. New York, 1969:58, 61-64
1977
Dillenberger, Jane and John Dillenberger. Perceptions of the Spirit in Twentieth Century Art. Exh. cat., Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1977:102-105
1978
Rosenberg, Harold. Barnett Newman. New York, 1978:149, 157, repro.
1989
Strick, Jeremy. Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture: Selections for the Tenth Anniversary of the East Building. Washington, D.C., 1989: 90 (accession number given incorrectly as 1985.65.1-15).
1990
Dillenberger, Jane. "Appearance and Disappearance of God in Western Art," in Image and Spirit in Sacred and Secular Art. New York, 1990: 104-107, repro.
1990
O'Neill, John P., ed. "A Conversation: Barnett Newman and Thomas B. Hess [1966]," in Barnett Newman: Selected Writings and Interviews. New York, 1990:273-286
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 246, repro.
1995
Fineberg, Jonathan. Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being. Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1995:106
1996
The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: 1945 to 1995. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1996: no. 117.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 440, 445, no. 369, color repro.