T00253 Boon 1957
Inscribed 'J. Brooks' b.l.
Oil on canvas, 71 x 68 1/8 (180 x 173); the paint surface also extends around the stretcher
Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1959
Prov: With Stable Gallery, New York (purchased from the artist); Friends of the Tate Gallery
Exh: James Brooks, Stable Gallery, New York, March-April 1957 (no catalogue); American Paintings, 1945-1957, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, June-September 1957 (20); 1957 Annual Exhibition, Whitney Museum, New York, November 1957-January 1958 (56, repr.); American Painting 1958, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, March-April 1958 (works not numbered)
Lit: Bernard Chaet, 'Studio Talk' in Arts, XXXIII, January 1959, p.67, repr…