M. Knoedler & Co., New York
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Holzer, New York, 1969
Anon. sale; Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 24 October 1974, lot 544a
Harold and Hester Diamond, New York
The Mayor Gallery, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1975
G. Bonnier and K.G. Hultén, Önskemuseet/The Museum of Our Wishes, exh. cat., Stockholm, Moderna Museet, 1963, no. 141A (incorrectly titled Lafcadio).
'The Lively answer,' Time, 20 September 1963, p. 74.
E. Baker, 'Barnett Newman in a New Light,' ARTNews, February 1969, p. 64.
K. Kuh, 'Denials, Affirmations and Art,' Saturday Review, 31 May 1969, p. 42.
L. Alloway, 'Notes on Barnett Newman,' Art International, summer 1969, p. 36.
T.B. Hess, Barnett Newman, New York, 1969, pp. 55 and 76 (illustrated).
B. Reise, 'The State of Barnett Newman,' Studio International, February 1970, pp. 59-60, no. 32 (illustrated).
T.B. Hess, Barnett Newman, New York, 1971, pp. 82, 105 and 107 (illustrated).
B. Denvir, 'London Letter,' Art International, October 1972, pp. 44-45.
B.G. Paskus, 'The Theory, art and Critical Reception of Barnett Newman,' Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1974, p. 187.
A. Kampf, 'Jewish Experience in the Art of the Twentieth Century,' Jewish Experience in the Art of the Twentieth Century, exh. cat., New York, Jewish Museum, 1975, p. 46.
H. Rosenberg, Barnett Newman, New York, 1978, pp. 67 and 122, no. 89 (illustrated).
L. Mark, 'The Relevance of Title to Form and Content in the Mature Work of Barnett Newman,' Master's Thesis, Johannesburg, University of the Witwatersrand, 1983, pp. 67-69.
A. Kampf, Chagall to Kitaj: Jewish Experience in 20th Century Art, New York, 1990, p. 161.
S. Polcari, 'Barnett Newman: New Beginnings,' Abstract Expressionism and the Modern Experience, 1991, pp. 206-207, fig. 144 (illustrated). M. McNickle, 'The Mind and Art of Barnett Newman,' Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1996, p. 268.
A. Temkin, Barnett Newman, exh. cat,, Philadelphia Museum of Art and London, Tate Modern, 2002, pp. 67 and 246-47, no. 88, fig. 28 and 46 (illustrated in color).
Y.A. Bois, 'Here to There and Back,' Artforum, March 2002, p. 106 (illustrated in color).
J. Burton, Who's Afraid of Red Yellow and Blue, exh. cat., London, Tate Modern, 2002, p. 12.
J. Perreault, 'The Barney Newman Story,' NYArts, May 2002, p. 23.
J. Trainor, 'Who's Afraid of Barnett Newman?,' Border Crossings, 2002, issue 83, 2002, p. 39.
J. Weiner, 'Zip Code,' Jewish Chronicle, 20 September 2002, p. 36.R. Shiff, C. Mancusi-Ungaro, and H. Colsman-Freyberger, eds., Barnett Newman: A Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven, 2004, pp. 288-89, no. 77 (illustrated in color).
Fredericton, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Dunn International Exhibition, September-October 1963, no. 65 (illustrated).
Kunsthalle Basel, Bilanz: Internationale Malarei seit 1950, June-August 1964, p. 45, no. 108 (illustrated).
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Barnett Newman, March-April 1969, no. 2.
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; London, Tate Gallery and Paris, Grand Palais, Galeries Nationales, Barnett Newman, March-December 1972, p. 91, no. 37 (illustrated).
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1985-2014 (on extended loan).
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Collects: Art Since 1940, September-November 1986.
Philadelphia Museum of Art and London, Tate Modern, Barnett Newman, March-July 2002, pp. 67 and 246-47, no. 88, fig. 28 and 46 (illustrated in color).
Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Big Nothing, May-August 2004.