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Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Franz Kline, American, 1910–1962

Wanamaker Block

1955

Oil on canvas

199.4 × 180.3 cm (78 1/2 × 71 in.) framed: 203.2 × 183.5 cm (80 × 72 1/4 in.)
Gift of Richard Brown Baker, B.A. 1935
1994.91.1
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Sidney Janis Gallery, NY, 3/8/56

Bibliography: 

Richard Brown Baker Collects!: A selection of contemporary art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 10, 36–37, no. 10, fig. 10.

Fortissimo!: Thirty years from the Richard Brown Baker Collection of contemporary art, exh. cat. (Providence, R.I.: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1985), 30, 54, 138–139, no. 78, ill.

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, ed., Franz Kline 1910–1962, exh. cat. (Milan: Albert Skira, 2004), 43–45, ill.

Suzanne Boorsch and Jennifer Gross, “The Richard Brown Baker Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 31, fig. 3.

Jennifer Farrell et al., Get There First, Decide Promptly: The Richard Brown Baker Collection of Postwar Art (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 190–91, fig. 1.

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