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Number 17, 1951
1951 | enamel Canvas
148.6×148.6 cm | 2.21 m²
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Description Jackson Pollock Jackson Pollack 1912-1956 Number 17, 1951 "No. 17, 1951" enamel on canvas Enamel canvas 58 ½ by 58 ½ in. 148.6 by 148.6 cm. 58 ½ x 58 ½ inches; 148.6 x 148.6 cm Executed in 1951. Painted in 1951 Condition Report To request a condition report for this lot, please contact Kelsey.Leonard@sothebys.com . Provenance Sidney Janis Gallery, New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (acquired in 1952) Estate of the artist (by exchange in 1957) Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York S. I. Newhouse, Jr., New York Gagosian Gallery, New York Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above) Richard Gray Gallery, New York Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1999 Sidney Yanni Gallery, New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (acquired in 1952) Artists Art Heritage Management Committee (in exchange for 1957) Marble Gerson Gallery, New York Jr. S. I. Newhouse, New York Gagosian Gallery, New York Private collection, New York (acquired from the above gallery) Richard Gray Gallery, New York Acquired from the above gallery in 1999 by the present owner Literature Sidney Tillim, “Realism and ‘The Problem’,” Arts 37, No. 10, September 1963, p. 48 John Canaday, "This Way (and That) to the American Art Shows," The New York Times, 28 June 1964, p. X13, illustrated (image reversed) William Rubin, “Jackson Pollock and the Modern Tradition,” Artforum, No. 8, April 1967, p. 24, no. 8, illustrated, and p. 30 (text) Exh. Cat., New York, Museum of Modern Art, Jackson Pollock, April – June 1967, p. 62 (text) John Russel, "Living with Art," House & Garden, November 1969, illustrated (installed in the home of S.I. Newhouse) Daniel M. Mendelowitz, A History of American Art, New York 1970, p. 440, fig. 596, illustrated Francis Valentine O'Connor, Eugene Victor Thaw, Jackson Pollock: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Drawings and Other Works, New Haven 1978, p. 132, no. 319, illustrated Kay Larson, "Jackson Whole", New York Magazine, 21 May 1990, p. 77 (text) Michael Gross, Rogues' Gallery: The Secret History of the Moguls and the Money that Made the Metropolitan Museum, New York 2010, p. 226-27 Exh. Cat., Liverpool, Tate Liverpool, Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots, 2015, p. 43, illustrated in color, and p. 155 (text) Sidney Tilling, "Realism and its "Problems"", "Arts", Vol. 37, No. 10, September 1963, p. 48 John Canard, "The Road to American Art Exhibition", The New York Times, June 28, 1964, p. X13, with picture (picture upside down) William Rubin, "Jackson Pollack and Modern Tradition", "Artforum", Issue 8, April 1967, p. 24, article No. 8, with pictures; p. 30 (internal text) Exhibition Catalogue, New York, Museum of Modern Art, "Jackson Pollack", April to June 1967, page 62 (internal text) John Russell, "Art Life", "House & Garden", November 1969, with pictures (taken at S·I·Newhouse's home) Daniel M. Mendrowicz, "A History of American Art", New York, 1970, p. 440, figure 596 Francis Valentine O'Connor and Eugene Victor Saul (co-editors), "Jackson Pollack: A Thematic Catalogue of Oil Paintings, Drawings and Other Works", New Haven, 1978, p. 132, Item No. 319, with pictures Kay Larson, "Jackson Dacheng", New York Magazine, May 21, 1990, p. 77 (internal text) Michael Gross, "The Museum of Villains: The Secret History of Tycoons and the Gold Master of the Metropolitan Museum", New York, 2010, 226-27 Exhibition Catalogue, Liverpool, Liverpool Tate, "Jackson Pollack: Blind Spot", 2015, page 43, with color picture; page 155 (internal text) Exhibited New York, Betty Parsons Gallery, Jackson Pollock, November – December 1951, p. 15, illustrated Art Institute of Chicago, Society for Contemporary American Art, 12 th Annual Exhibition, 1952 Kunsthaus Zürich, Jackson Pollock, October-November 1961, no. 100 Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Jackson Pollock, February-April 1963, no. 87 New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Jackson Pollock, January-February 1964, no. 118, illustrated (in incorrect orientation) New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Between the Fairs: American Art 1939-1964, June-September 1964, no. 101 New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Jackson Pollock: Black and White, March 1969, p. 12, no. 13 (text), and p. 39, illustrated New York, Gagosian Gallery, Jackson Pollock: Black Enamel Paintings, April-May 1990, p. 35, no. 1, illustrated in color, and p. 87 (text) Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Richard Gray Gallery: Forty Years, September-October 2003 New York, Betty Parsons Gallery, "Jackson Pollack", November-December 1951, page 15, with picture Chicago, Art Museum, Contemporary American Art Association, "12th Anniversary Exhibition", 1952 Zurich, Art Museum, "Jackson Pollack", October-November 1961, Item No. 100 Stockholm, Museum of Modern Art, "Jackson Pollack", February-April 1963, Item No. 87 Marble Gerson Gallery, New York, "Jackson Pollack", January-February 1964, Item No. 118, with pictures (incorrect direction) New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, "American Art between the New York World's Fairs in 1939 and 1964", June to September 1964, item number 101 Marble Gerson Gallery, New York, "Jackson Pollack: Black and White", March 1969, page 12, article number 13 (internal text); page 39, with pictures Gagosian Gallery, New York, "Jackson Pollack: Black Enamel Painting", April to May 1990, page 35, article number 1, with color pictures; page 87 (internal text) Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, "Forty Years of Richard Gray Gallery", September to October 2003
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15 Nov 2021
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