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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1998.172
People
Sol LeWitt, American (Hartford, CT 1928 - 2007 New York, NY)
Title
Horizontal and Vertical Straight Lines
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
03/25/1971
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/195377
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Yellow ink on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
35 x 35 cm (13 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: yellow ink, l.r.: Sol LeWitt / March 25 1971
  • gallery label: back of frame, printed and typed: Sol LeWitt / Untitled drawing, March 25, 1971 / Yellow ink on paper / 14" x 14" / Private collection
  • gallery label: back of frame, printed and typed: SOL LeWITT / Untitled drawing, March 25, 1971 / yellow ink on paper / 14 x 14"
  • inscription: lower right, yellow ink, in artist's hand: Sol LeWitt / March 25 1971
Provenance
Private Collector, (from [Daniel Weinberg Gallery label]). [Sotheby's, New York, New York, 6 October 1996, lot 138], sold; to Werner H. Kramarsky, New York, New York, 1992, gift; to the Harvard University Art Museums, 1998.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Sarah-Ann and Werner H. Kramarsky
Copyright
© Estate of Sol LeWitt / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1998
Object Number
1998.172
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Contemporary Art, auct. cat., Sotheby's (New York, NY, October 6, 1992), no. 138, repr.

Cornelia H. Butler, Afterimage: Drawing Through Process, exh. cat., Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA, 1999), p. 141

Amy Eshoo, ed., 560 Broadway: A New York Drawing Collection at Work, 1991-2006, Fifth Floor Foundation and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New York, 2008), p. 154

Exhibition History

Afterimage: Drawing through Process, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, 03/07/1999 - 06/20/1999

Collecting Drawings, Not Artists: Gifts from the Collection of Sarah-Ann and Werner H. Kramarsky, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/01/2000 - 08/27/2000

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