Untitled (Number 37)

Jackson Pollock, American, 1912 - 1956

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about 1939-1940

Pen and brown and black ink, graphite, and orange colored pencil on smooth coated paper

Sheet: 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from Olivia H. and John O. Parker, Class of 1958, the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund, and the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

D.986.8

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Research Area

Drawing

Not on view

Inscriptions

Not signed.

Course History

SART 15, Drawing I, Colleen Randall, Winter 2013

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, Drawing III, Jennifer Caine, Spring 2013

LATS 41, Representations of/from Latinos in the Media and the Arts, Douglas Moody, Spring 2012

ARTH 71, The “American Century”: Modern Art in the United States, Mary Coffey, Spring 2012

ARTH 16, LACS 48, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2012

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, III, Summer 2013

SART 15, Drawing I, Colleen Randall, Fall 2013

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, Drawing III, Colleen Randall, Fall 2013

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II/III, Colleen Randall, Fall 2014

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States, Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States. Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

SART 15, Drawing I, Colleen Randall, Spring 2015

SART 15, Drawing I, Edward del Rosario, Spring 2015

SART 15, Drawing I, Edward del Rosario, Spring 2015

GEOG 17, Geopolitics and Third World Development, Patricia Lopez, Spring 2015

GEOG 17, Geopolitics and Third World Development, Patricia Lopez, Spring 2015

SART 20/SART 71, Drawing II/Drawing III, Colleen Randall, Fall 2019

ARTH 89.05, Art History: Theory and Method, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Fall 2019

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 53, Expression of the Unconscious, The Language of Emotion, Anna Nearburg, Class of 2010,The Kathryn Conroy Intern. Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 7-Feburary 7, 2010.

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

Exhibited with the presentation of Abstraction at Mid-Century: Major Works from the Whitney Museum of American Art, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), March 31-June 3, 2001.

Jackson Pollock: Psychoanalytic Drawings, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, and others, no. 37, 1970-72.

Jackson Pollock's 'Psychoanalytic Drawings', Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina, pl. 53, January 13-September 30, 1992.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

Men of Fire, Jose Clemente Orozco and Jackson Pollock, Friends-Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 7-June 17, 2012; Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, New York, August 2-October 27, 2012.

Possibly Berry-Hill Galleries, New York, New York, 1977.

Representations of the Body in Space from the Renaissance to the Present: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), January 3-March 15, 1998.

Surrealitat-Bildrealitat, 1924-1974, Stadtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany, and others, no. 277 (one of eight drawings sharing that cat. no.), 1974-75.

The Figurative Pollock, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland, October 2, 2016-January 22, 2017.

Twentieth Century Works from the Dartmouth Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), March 19-May 29, 1988.

Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 9, September 11-December 12, 1999.

Publication History

Claude Cernuschi, Jackson Pollock: "Psychoanalytic Drawings", Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1992, p. 84, ill. p.100, plate 53.

Dan Rockmore, "Homework." In D. I. Wallace, editor, Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1999, pp.32-35, ill. p. 32, listed p.62, Cat. no. 9.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 24, 178, 180-181, 269, ill. p. 179, no. 59.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 149, no. 121.

Anna Nearburg, A Space for Dialogue 53, Expression of the Unconscious, The Language of Emotion, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2010, ill. p. 3.

Mary K. Coffey, Sharon Lorenzo, Lisa Mintz Messinger, Stephen Polcari, Men of Fire, Jose Clemente Orozco and Jackson Pollock, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2012, ill. (title page).

Provenance

The artist; given to Joseph L. Henderson, New York, c. 1930-1040; sold to Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco, 1969; probably sold to Hoover Gallery, San Francisco, 1977; consigned to Nielsen Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, 1985-1986; sold to present collection, 1986.

Catalogue Raisonne

O'Connor and Thaw 526; Wysuph Plate 37

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