Theodore Jacob Roszak (1907-1981)
stamped 'THEODORE ROSZAK/ONE ST. LUKES PL./NEW YORK, N.Y. 10014' (under the base)
painted steel wire and wood
23 ¾ in. (60.3 cm.) high
Executed in 1942.
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
Zabriskie Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1977.
L. Moholy-Nagy, Vision in Motion, Chicago, Illinois, 1947, pp. 234-35, fig. 319, illustrated.
Zabriskie Gallery, Theodore Roszak Constructions 1932-1945, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1978, p. 5, illustrated.
J.F. Seeman, "The Sculpture of Theodore Roszak, 1932-1952," Ph.D. dissertation, Stanford University, 1979, p. 76, fig. 123, illustrated.
D. Ngo, ed., Art + Architecture: The Ebsworth Collection + Residence, San Francisco, California, 2006, n.p., illustrated.
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America, January 23-March 25, 1951, p. 154, no. 86, illustrated.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Minneapolis, Minnesota, Walker Art Center; Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; San Francisco, California, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Theodore Roszak, September 18, 1956-August 11, 1957, p. 37, no. 38, illustrated.
St. Louis, Missouri, St. Louis Art Museum, The Ebsworth Collection: American Modernism, 1911-1947, November 20, 1987-June 5, 1988, pp. 156-57, 214-15, no. 56, illustrated.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection, March 5-November 12, 2000, pp. 214-17, no. 56, illustrated.
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