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Drawn Together: The Collection of Marcia and Stanley Gumberg, featuring Modern Masterworks on Paper

Arshile Gorky

Untitled (from the Fireplace in Virginia series)

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May 18, 01:03 AM GMT


1,400,000 - 1,800,000 USD

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Drawn Together: The Collection of Marcia and Stanley Gumberg, featuring Modern Masterworks on Paper

Arshile Gorky

1904 - 1948

Untitled (from the Fireplace in Virginia series)

pencil and sargent crayon on paper

22 by 30 in. 55.9 by 76.2 cm.

Executed in 1946.

This work is included in the Arshile Gorky Catalogue Raisonné as number D1293.




1904 - 1948年



22 x 30 英寸;55.9 x 76.2 公分



Estate of the artist
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1975)
Xavier Fourcade, Inc., New York
Acquired from the above in June 1987 by the present owner
Hiroshi Fujimatsu, "Expert of Line and Life," Bijutsu Techo 10, Tokyo, October 1963, p. 5, illustrated
Hayden Herrera, Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work, New York 2003, fig. 137, p. 430, illustrated, and pp. 528-30 (text)
Eileen Costello, ed., Arshile Gorky Catalogue Raisonné, New York 2006–ongoing, no. D1293, online, illustrated in color 
New York, International Council of the Museum of Modern Art (organizer); and traveling to New Orleans, Newcomb College, Tulane University; Pittsburgh, Chatham College; Nashville, Watkins Institute; Joplin, Spiva Art Center; Northampton, Smith College Museum of Art; Huntington, Marshall College; Tokyo, Seibu Gallery, Seibu Department Store; LeMars, Westmar College; St. Louis, Washington University; Arts Club of Chicago; Bloomington, Indiana University; Aurora, Wells College; DeKalb, Northern Illinois University; New York, The Jewish Museum; Karlsruhe, Badischer Kunstverein; Hamburger Kunstverein; Berlin, Amerika Haus; Essen, Museum Folkwang; York, City Art Gallery; London, Institute of Contemporary Arts; Nottingham, Midland Group Gallery; Bristol, City Gallery of Art; Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art; Brussels, Palais des Beaux Arts; Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen; Vienna, Museum des 20 Jahrhunderts; Lisbon, Sociedade Nacional de Bellas Artes; Oslo, Kunstnernes Hus; Kunsthalle Lund; Basel, Öffentliche Kunstmuseum; Zagreb, Galerija Grada Zagreba; Belgrade, Galerija Doma Omladine; Rome, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna; Buenos Aires, Centro de Artes Visuales del Instituto Torcuato di Tella; Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes; Bogatà, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango; and Mexico City, Galeria Universitaria Aristos, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte. Arshile Gorky Drawings, 1962–1968,  no. 44, n.p., illustrated, and illustrated in color on the exhibition poster (Tokyo), no. 44, n.p., illustrated (Germany), no. 45, n.p., illustrated (United Kingdom), p. 24, no. 44, illustrated (Vienna), no. 44, n.p., illustrated (Oslo), no. 44, n.p., illustrated (in incorrect orientation) (Lund), no. 47, n.p., illustrated (Zagreb), no. 50, n.p., illustrated (Rome), and no. 59, n.p., illustrated in color (Bogota)
Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Arshile Gorky, Paintings and Drawings, 1965, no. 139
College Park, University of Maryland Art Department and Art Gallery, J. Millard Tawes Fine Arts Center, The Drawings of Arshile Gorky, 1969, no. 31, p. 43, illustrated
Saratoga Springs, Skidmore College, Hathorn Gallery, The Drawings of Arshile Gorky, 1969, no. 42, p. 50, illustrated
New York, M. Knoedler and Co., Inc., Gorky: Drawings, 1969, no. 134, p. 50, illustrated, and p. 61 (text) 
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Dallas Museum of Fine Art; and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Arshile Gorky, 1904-1948: A Retrospective, 1981–1982, no. 208, p. 229, illustrated
New York, Xavier Fourcade, Inc., Drawings, 1987 
Madrid, Sala de Exposiciones de la Fundación Caja de Pensiones; and London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Arshile Gorky, 1904-1948, 1989–1990, no. 88, p. 149, illustrated in color, and pp. 177 and 193 (text), and illustrated in color on the exhibition invitation 
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Arshile Gorky: The Breakthrough Years, 1995–1996, no. 37, p. 162, illustrated in color 
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; and Houston, Menil Collection, Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective of Drawings, 2003–2004, no. 101, p. 181, illustrated in color 
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective, 2009–2010, no. 158, p. 319, illustrated in color