Blue Tender
Artwork: Blue Tender
Size: 222.9 x 221.6 cm
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Creation year: 1964
Marks: Signed, titled and dated 'Blue Tender - Downing - 11/64' on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in November 1964
Provenance: Collection of Vincent Melzac, Washington, D.C.; Conner Contemporary, Washington, D.C.; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Vincent Melzac Collection: Modernist American Art Featuring New York Abstract Expressionism and Washington Color Painting, December 18, 1970 - February 7, 1971, no. 45, p. 94; Washington, D.C., Conner Contemporary Art, Thomas Downing: Origin of the Dot, Paintings from the Vincent Melzac Collection, September 24 - October 26, 2002, p. 19 (illustrated)