Witness
Artwork: Witness
Size: 183 x 122 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1961
Marks: Signed and dated '61'; also signed, dated 'April 1961' and titled on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Sheila Lanyon; Gimpel Fils, London, where acquired by David Bowie, May 1994
Exhibition history: New York, Catherine Viviano Gallery, Peter Lanyon, 30th January - 17th February 1962, cat. no.1; New York, Catherine Viviano Gallery, Paintings, Sculpture: American and European, May 1962 (details untraced); San Antonio, Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, Peter Lanyon, March 1963 (un-numbered exhibition); New York, Catherine Viviano Gallery, Paintings, Sculpture: American and European, 1970, cat. no.10, illustrated; London, Hayward Gallery, Hayward Annual 1980: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Selected by John Hoyland, 29th August - 12th October 1980, un-numbered exhibition, illustrated; St Ives, Tate, Peter Lanyon, 9th October 2010 - 23rd January 2011, un-numbered exhibition, illustrated p.87