Axial Figure, 1961
gouache, ink on millimeter paper, 68.5 x 68.5 cm
on the reverse the sticker from the Galerie Chalette and the sticker of "Fifteen Polish Painters" with the description of the artwork from The Museum of Modern Art in New York on the reverse the sticker of the collection of John D. Rockefeller III and his wife with the description of the artwork, the sticker of The Minneapolis Institute of Arts with the number of the loan from Museum of Modern Art, the sticker from the Museum of Modern Art with the loan numbers from the Galerie Chalette and the sticker from auction house Christie's in New York
Provenance- Galeria Chalette, New York
- the collection of John D. Rockefeller III and his wife
- the collection of David and Peggu Rockefeller
- Auction house Christie's, New York
- private collection, Poland
Exhibited- "15 Polish painters", Museum of Modern Art, New York 1961 (afterwards Pittsburg, Carnegie Institute, 1961; Minneapolis, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1961; St.Louis, Washington University, 1961; Utica Munson, William Proctor Institute, 1962; Montreal, Museum of Fine Arts, 1962; Ottawa, The National Gallery of Canada, 1962)
Literature- Fifteen Polish Painters, Museum of Modern Art, New York 1961, p. 62, pos. 51
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