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Identification and Creation

Object Number
1997.18
People
Lee Bontecou, American (Providence, Rhode Island 1931 - 2022 Cedar Key, Florida)
Title
Untitled
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1967
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/293444

Physical Descriptions

Medium
Graphite and black and red fiber-tip ink on off-white velour paper
Dimensions
actual: 51.7 x 65.9 cm (20 3/8 x 25 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.r.: Bontecou-67
  • inscription: Signed, graphite, lower right: Bontecou-67

Provenance

Recorded Ownership History
[Phoenix Gallery, New York, New York]. [Leo Castelli, New York, New York]. [Richard Feigen Gallery, Chicago, Illinois]. [Frederick Baker, Chicago, Illinois]. [G. W. Einstein Company, Inc., New York, New York], sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1997.

NOTE: Provenance information from the curatorial file derived from gallery labels formerly affixed to the back of the frame.

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fund
Accession Year
1997
Object Number
1997.18
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

  • Craigen Bowen and Barbara J. Mangum, "The User's Point of View: Micro-Fading Test Results and the Shaping of Exhibition Policy", The Broad Spectrum: Studies in the Materials, Techniques, and Conservation..., ed. Harriet K. Stratis, Archetype Publications (London, England, 2002), pp. 245-255, p. 250
  • Elizabeth A. T. Smith and Donna De Salvo, Lee Bontecou: A Retrospective, exh. cat., Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and UCLA Hammer Museum (Chicago and Los Angeles, 2003), repr. color pl. 83, p. 86 [also repr. color p. 228 within the checklist]

Exhibition History

  • Lee Bontecou: A Retrospective, Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, 10/05/2003 - 01/11/2004; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Chicago, 02/14/2004 - 05/30/2004; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 07/28/2004 - 09/27/2004

Verification Level

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