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Inscription

lower right in graphite: March 28, 1969 / Downey; lower center in graphite: "Do Your Own Concert" Pressing the buttons or touching / the two plates at the same time, records elec- / tronic music that will be played back later / Sculpture conceived June '68; various graphite notations overall

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Barrett M. Linde, Washington, DC; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1969; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1979
Washington Art on Paper: 1962-1978, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1979
Bibliography
1983
Simmons, Linda Crocker and with the assistance of Adrianne J. Humphrey, et al. American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 259, no. 1707.
2017
Crouch, Robert and Ciara Ennis. Juan Downey: Radiant Nature. Exh. cat. Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, CA,, 2017: p. 26.