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Painting, 1955 [graphic]/ Ad Reinhardt

Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967

Painter, Educator

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1 painting: oil on canvas ; 122 x 77 cm. (48 x 30 inches)

Summary: Black cruciform painting. Painting is in a black matte wooden frame. Cardboard is stapled to verso. It is inscribed in Reinhardt's handwriting: "Painting, 1955" 48 x 30 Reinhardt 732 Broadway NYC 3 / NYB555. Also in white chalk, not in Reinhardt's hand: 17 Nov '77 Dayton.

Provenance

Donated 1979 by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Clyde Colt, Jr.. Thomas Clyde Colt is the former Director of the Dayton Art Institute. He donated the painting to the Archives for study purposes, as the painting was damaged before going up for auction in 1977.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Painting, 1955 [graphic]/ Ad Reinhardt, . Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.