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Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: David Salle, American, born 1952

Nearby a Finch Was Covering Itself with Pale Dust


Acrylic and graphite on canvas

unframed: 213.36 × 152.4 cm (84 × 60in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert H. Kinney, B.A. 1953, M.A. 1954
Not on view
20th century

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert H. Kinney from Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, in May 1987
Bruno Bischofberger, Switzerland
Private Collection, Switzerland


“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 203.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 335, pl. 320.

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