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    Sale 2167

    Post War and Contemporary Evening Sale

    13 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 33

    Jackson Pollock (1912-1956)


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    Jackson Pollock (1912-1956)
    signed and dated 'Jackson Pollock 51' (lower right)
    enamel on paper
    17½ x 22 1/8 in. (44.5 x 56.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1951.

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    Gift of the artist to Linda Lindeberg, New York
    Private collection, New York
    Achim Moeller Fine Art Limited, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1988

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Montclair Art Museum, Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Endowment Fund


    J. Sedgwick, Jr., Discovering Modern Art, New York, 1966, p. 23, fig. 6.
    F. O'Connor and E. Thaw, Jackson Pollock, A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Drawings and Other Works, vol. 3, p. 285, no. 804 (illustrated).


    New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art; Grand Rapids Arts Museum; University of Minnesota, University Gallery; Seattle Art Museum; The Denver Art Museum; Dallas Museum of Fine Arts; The Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts and Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois, Krannert Art Museum, American Drawings, September 1964-December 1965, no. 99.
    The Montclair Art Museum, The New York School, May-August 1988.
    The Montclair Art Museum, A Museum Collects: Works on Paper, September-November 1989.
    The Montclair Art Museum, Post-World War II Art from the Collection, June-August 1990.
    The Montclair Art Museum; Southampton, The Parrish Art Museum; Manchester, The Currier Gallery of Art and Purchase, Neuberger Museum of Art, Affinities and Influences: Native American Art and American Modernism, July 1995-April 1997.
    The Montclair Art Museum, Will Barnet in Context: American Art from the Collection, May-August 2000.
    New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, No Limits, Just Edges: Jackson Pollock Paintings on Paper, June-September 2006.
    Chestnut Hill, Boston College, McMullen Museum of Art, Pollock Matters, September-December 2007.