Artist: Jackson Pollock
Artwork: Number 17
Size: 56.5 x 72 cm
Medium: Enamel and aluminum paint on paper mounted on fiberboard
Creation year: 1949
Marks: Signed and dated '49'
Provenance: Betty Parsons Gallery, New York; Miss Dorothy Noyes, New Design Gallery; Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London; Sir John Heygate, Londonderry, Northern Ireland; Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Inc., New York; AG Foundation, Ohio (acquired from the previous in 1970); Sotheby's, New York, May 13, 2003, Lot 19 (consigned by the previous); Acquired by the present owner from the previous
Exhibition history: New York, C & M Arts, Jackson Pollock: Drip Paintings on Paper, 1948-1949, October - December 1993, n.p., illustrated in color; New York, The Museum of Modern Art; London, Tate Gallery, Jackson Pollock: A Retrospective, November 1998 - June 1999, cat. no. 166, p. 265, illustrated in color and fig. 26, p. 57, illustrated (in installation at Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, 1949)