1935 - 2018
THE RED COAT
oil on canvas and shaped Masonite
46 1/2 by 30 in. 118.1 by 76.2 cm.
Executed in 1965.
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (acquired directly from the artist)
Private Collection, Cincinnati (acquired from the above in 1967)
Sotheby's, New York, 5 October 1989, Lot 176
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
Elizabeth Claridge, The Girls of Mel Ramos, Chicago 1975, p. 105, illustrated
Donald Kuspit, Mel Ramos Pop Art Fantasies: The Complete Paintings, New York 2004, p. 118, illustrated in color
Belinda Grace Gardner, Ed., Mel Ramos: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings 1953-2015, Bielefeld 2017, cat. no. 65-22, p. 195, illustrated in color