Willem de Kooning (1904-1997)
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Willem de Kooning (1904-1997)

Reclining Nude (Juliet Browner)

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Willem de Kooning (1904-1997)
Reclining Nude (Juliet Browner)
signed 'de Kooning' (lower right)
graphite on paper
image: 7 3/8 x 10 ½ in. (18.7 x 26.7 cm.)
sheet: 10 ½ x 13 1/8 in. (26.7 x 33.3 cm.)
Drawn circa 1938.
Provenance
The artist
Xavier Fourcade, Inc., New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1982
Literature
T. Hess, Willem de Kooning, New York, 1959, no. 44 (illustrated).
G. Drudi, de Kooning, Milan, 1972, no. 5 (illustrated).
T. Hess, Willem de Kooning: Drawings, Greenwich, 1972, p. 65, no. 3 (illustrated).
H. Rosenberg, Willem de Kooning, New York, 1973, no. 8 (illustrated).
Willem de Kooning in East Hampton, exh. cat., New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1978, p. 18 (illustrated).
M. Lader, “Graham, Gorky, de Kooning and the "Ingres Revival" in America,” Arts Magazine, vol. 52, March 1978, p. 98 (illustrated).
H. Gaugh, Willem de Kooning, New York, 1983, p. 12, no. 3 (illustrated).
P. Sollers, De Kooning, Vite II (Oeuvres), Paris, 1988, no. 1 (illustrated).
D. Waldman, Willem de Kooning, New York, 1988, pp. 50 and 52, no. 36 (illustrated).
S. Polcari, Abstract Expressionism and the Modern Experience, Cambridge, 1991, no. 211 (illustrated).
S. Yard, “The Angel and the Demoiselle: Willem de Kooning's Black Friday,” Princeton Record, vol. 50, 1991, p. 7 (illustrated).
De Kooning: The Women Works on Paper 1947-1954, exh. cat., New York, C&M Arts, 1995, no. 1 (illustrated).
C. Morris, The Essential Willem de Kooning, New York, 1999, p. 27 (illustrated).
B. Hess, Willem de Kooning, Cologne, 2004, p. 13 (illustrated).
M. Stevens and A. Swan, de Kooning: An American Master, New York, 2004, p. 152 (illustrated).
Willem de Kooning, exh. cat., Vienna, Kunstforum Wien, 2005, p. 106, no. 1 (illustrated).
Willem de Kooning: Figure and Light, exh. cat., Los Angeles, L&M Arts, 2010, p. 10, no. 1 (illustrated).
de Kooning; A Retrospective, exh. cat., New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 2011, p. 89, no. 4 (illustrated).
J. Zilczer, A Way of Living: The Art of Willem de Kooning, New York, 2014, p. 40, no. 41 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Amsterdam, The Stedelijk Museum; London, The Tate Gallery; New York, Museum of Modern Art; The Art Institute of Chicago and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Willem de Kooning, September 1968-September 1969, p. 39, no. 107 (illustrated; New York) and no. 95 (Amsterdam; illustrated).
Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Ottawa, The National Gallery of Canada; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Gallery; Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts and St. Louis, Washington University Gallery of Art, Willem De Kooning: Drawings and Sculptures, March 1974-June 1975, no. 3.
New York, School of Visual Arts, Willem de Kooning Drawings, November-December 1977.
Dusseldörf, Stadtische Kunsthalle and Kunsthaus Zürich, American Art Between the Two World Wars, June-October 1979, p. 155, no. 142.
Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute Museum of Art, Eduardo Chillida/Willem de Kooning, October 1979-January 1980, p. 98, no. 65 (illustrated).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Willem de Kooning: Drawings, Paintings, Sculpture, December 1983-February 1984, p. 29, no. 5 (illustrated).
Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Willem de Kooning: Tracing the Figure, February 2002-January 2003, no. 1 (illustrated).

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