Identification and Creation
Object Number
1974.151
People
David Smith, American (Decatur, IN 1906 - 1965 Bennington, VT)
Title
Untitled
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1956
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/309090
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
actual: 56.2 x 78 cm (22 1/8 x 30 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black ink, l.r.: [delta sigma for DS] Prov 1956
  • watermark: HANDMADE
  • inscription: verso, graphite: 3286
Provenance
David Smith, Bolton Landing, New York; to Lois Orswell, Pomfret Center, Connecticut, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1974.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Lois Orswell
Copyright
© 2020 The Estate of David Smith / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Accession Year
1974
Object Number
1974.151
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Marjorie B. Cohn and Sarah Kianovsky, Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 248, fig. 178, p. 355, 358

Richard Mulholland, "Of Dreams and Visions and Things Not Known: Looking at David Smith's Drawing Media" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 2003), Unpublished, pp. 1-43 passim

Exhibition History

Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/21/2002 - 02/16/2003

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