Artist: Willem de Kooning
Size: 58.7 x 83.8 cm
Medium: Oil and charcoal on paper
Creation year: 1945
Marks: Signed 'de Kooning' (lower right)
Artwork details : Executed circa 1945
Provenance: Joseph and Jory Shapiro, Chicago, acquired directly from the artist; Gift from the previous to the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 1976
Exhibition history: University of Chicago, The Renaissance Society, Watercolors, Drawings, and Collages from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro, October-November 1958; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Selections from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro, December 1969-February 1970, no. 100; Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Willem de Kooning, 1941-1959, October-November 1974, no. 3 (illustrated); Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Drawings by Five Abstract Expressionist Painters: Arshile Gorky, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, Philip Guston, January-February 1976; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Selections from the Permanent Collection, April-July 1989; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Under Development: Dreaming the MCA's Collection, April-August 1994, no. 47; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, MCA DNA: New York School, June-September 2012.