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Jackson Pollock painting in his studio, 1947, from the Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, circa 1905-1984

Jackson Pollock painting in his studio, 1947

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Title: Jackson Pollock painting in his studio

Date: 1947

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.

Description: Shows Pollock bent on one knee leaning over a painting on the floor of his barn studio in Springs, N.Y.

Photo was previously attributed to Wilfrid Zogbaum. Attribution to Herbert Matter and date of photograph are based on information from art historian Ellen Landau, who found this image on a contact sheet of photos by Matter (see: Landau, Ellen G., Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Guild Hall of East Hampton, and Figge Art Museum. Mercedes Matter. 1st ed. New York, N.Y: MB Art Publishing, 2009, p. 38).

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, circa 1905-1984

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Jackson Pollock painting in his studio, 1947 / Herbert Matter, photographer. Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, circa 1905-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 3914