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lower left in pen and black ink: Jackson Pollock 51.


(Robert Elkon Gallery, New York); N. Richard Miller, Philadelphia; (Weintraub Gallery, New York); Ruth Cole Kainen, Washington, D.C., purchased June 5, 1969; bequest to NGA, 2012.

Associated Names

Kainen, Jacob, Mrs.

Exhibition History

Jackson Pollock: Drawing Into Painting, The Museum of Modern Art Oxford, England; Stadtische Kunsthalle Dûsseldorf, Germany; Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal; Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France; Stedlijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; The Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY, 1979-1980.
Modern American Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2014-2015
Jackson Pollock's "Mural", National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Nov. 19, 2017-Oct. 28, 2018 (this drawing was exhibited from Nov. 19, 2017-May 8, 2018)


O'Connor, Francis Valentine and Eugene Victor Thaw, editors. Jackson Pollock: A Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Drawings, and Other Works. 4 vols. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1978, 3:291, no. 812.
National Gallery of Art. Highlights from the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Washington, 2016: 316, repro.

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