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Pastel and graphite, with touches of brown printing ink, on cream wove paper
72.2 × 53.5 cm (28 7/16 × 21 1/8 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by Edwin A. Bergman
Extended information about this artwork
J. A. Schinneller, Art: Search and Self-Discovery (1975), p. 352 (ill.).
Larry Rivers and C. Brightman, Drawings and Digressions (1979), p. 20 (ill.).
Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., American Master Drawings and Watercolors: A History of Works on Paper from Colonial Times to the Present, fig. 330, pg. 376.
New York, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, “Paintings and Drawings by Larry Rivers,” 1953.
Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Vassar College, “Centennial Loan Exhibition: Drawings and Watercolors from Alumnae and Their Families,” 1961, cat. 147.
Pasadena Art Museum, “Larry Rivers,” 1965, hors cat..
Art Institute of Chicago, “Larry Rivers: Drawings,” 1970, cat. 40.
New York, Columbia University, “Modern Portraits: The Self & Others,” pp. 137 and 196, cat. 102 (ill.); shown only at Wildenstein and Company, New York, Oct. 20–Nov. 28, 1976.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Universal Limited Art Editions: Larry Rivers,” Jan.-May 1986, no cat.
Sold by the artist to Vincent Melzac, Washington, D. C. [according to New York 1976]. B. C. Holland, Chicago. Robert A Rowan, Pasadena, c. 1961. Sold by Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1966.
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