ARSHILE GORKY (1904-1948)
ARSHILE GORKY (1904-1948)
ARSHILE GORKY (1904-1948)
ARSHILE GORKY (1904-1948)
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A Century of Art: The Gerald Fineberg Collection
ARSHILE GORKY (1904-1948)

Untitled (from the Fireplace in Virginia series)

Details
ARSHILE GORKY (1904-1948)
Untitled (from the Fireplace in Virginia series)
graphite and crayon on paper
22 x 30 in. (55.8 x 76.2 cm.)
Executed in 1946.
Provenance
Estate of Arshile Gorky, 1948
Private collection, New York, 1975
Xavier Fourcade, Inc., New York, 1986
Marcia and Stanley Gumberg, Pittsburgh, 1987
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
H. Fujimatsu, "Expert of Line and Life," Bijutsu Techo 10, Tokyo, October 1963, p. 5 (illustrated).
H. Herrera, Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work, New York 2003, pp. 430 and 528-530, fig. 137 (illustrated).
E. Costello, ed., Arshile Gorky Catalogue Raisonné, New York, ongoing, digital, no. D1293 (illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Museum of Modern Art; New Orleans, Newcomb College, Tulane University; Pittsburgh, Chatham College; Nashville, Watkins Institute; Joplin, Spiva Art Center; Northampton, Smith College Museum of Art; Huntington, Marshall College; Tokyo, Seibu Gallery, Seibu Department Store; LeMars, Westmar College; St. Louis, Washington University; Arts Club of Chicago; Bloomington, Indiana University; Aurora, Wells College; DeKalb, Northern Illinois University; New York, The Jewish Museum; Karlsruhe, Badischer Kunstverein; Hamburger Kunstverein; Berlin, Amerika Haus; Essen, Museum Folkwang; York, City Art Gallery; London, Institute of Contemporary Arts; Nottingham, Midland Group Gallery; Bristol, City Gallery of Art; Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art; Brussels, Palais des Beaux Arts; Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen; Vienna, Museum des 20 Jahrhunderts; Lisbon, Sociedade Nacional de Bellas Artes; Oslo, Kunstnernes Hus; Kunsthalle Lund; Basel, Öffentliche Kunstmuseum; Galerija Grada Zagreb; Belgrade, Galerija Doma Omladine; Rome, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna; Buenos Aires, Centro de Artes Visuales del Instituto Torcuato di Tella; Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes; Bogatà, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango; Mexico City, Galeria Universitaria Aristos, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Arshile Gorky Drawings, September 1962-June 1968, n.p., no. 62.1045 (MoMA, titled Untitled Drawing Fireplace in Virginia Series)), no. 44 (Tokyo and Germany, illustrated and illustrated on the exhibition poster); n.p., no. 45 (United Kingdom; illustrated); p. 24, no. 44 (Vienna, illustrated); n.p., no. 44 (Oslo, illustrated); n.p., no. 44 (Lund, illustrated with the incorrect orientation); n.p., no. 47 (illustrated, Zagreb); n.p., no. 50 (Rome, illustrated); n.p., no. 59 (Bogota, illustrated), n.p., no. 49 (Mexico City, illustrated).
London, Arts Council of Great Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Arshile Gorky, Paintings and Drawings, May-June 1965, n.p., no. 139.
College Park, University of Maryland Art Department and Art Gallery, J. Millard Tawes Fine Arts Center, The Drawings of Arshile Gorky, March-April 1969, pp. 43 and 54, fig. 31 (illustrated as Untitled, Fireplace in Virginia).
Saratoga Springs, Skidmore College, Hathorn Gallery, The Drawings of Arshile Gorky, 1969, p. 50, no. 42 (illustrated, titled Untitled Drawing (Virginia Fireplace) and titled Untitled Drawing, in checklist).
New York, M. Knoedler and Co., Inc., Gorky: Drawings, November-December 1969, pp. 50 and 61, no. 134 (illustrated, titled Drawing (Fireplace in Virginia series)).
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, America on Paper: Drawings, Pastels, Gouaches, Temperas, Collages, Oils, May-June 1974, no. 5 (titled untitled (fireplace in virginia series)).
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Arshile Gorky, 1904-1948: A Retrospective, April-July 1981, p. 229, no. 208 (illustrated, titled Fireplace in Virginia).
New York, Xavier Fourcade, Inc., Drawings: Abakanowicz,Berlant, Chamberlain, de Kooning, De Maria, Gorky, Heizer, Henle, Hesse,Mitchell, Morley, Moss, Murphy, Rockburne, Smith, Westermann, January-February 1987.
Madrid, Sala de Exposiciones de la Fundación Caja de Pensiones; London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Arshile Gorky, 1904-1948, October-December 1989, p. 149, no. 88 (illustrated, titled Fireplace in Virginia).
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Arshile Gorky: The Breakthrough Years, November 1995-March 1996, p. 162, no. 37, p. 162 (illustrated, titled Fireplace in Virginia).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; and Houston, Menil Collection, Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective of Drawings, November 2003–February 2004, pp. 181 and 244, no. 101 (illustrated, titled Fireplace in Virginia).
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective, October 2009–January 2010, pp. 319 and 391, no. 158 (illustrated, titled Fireplace in Virginia).
Further details
This work is included in the Arshile Gorky Catalogue Raisonné as number D1293.

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