Willem de Kooning born 1904 [- 1997]
Inscribed 'de Kooning' b.r.
Charcoal on tracing paper, 24 x 18 3/4 (61 x 47.7)
Presented by the artist through the American Federation of Arts 1969
Exh: de Kooning: Recent Paintings, Knoedler, New York, November-December 1967 (no catalogue); de Kooning: Peintures Récentes, Knoedler, Paris, June 1968 (53) as 'Femme sur une Plage'; Willem de Kooning, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, September-November 1968 (134, repr.); Tate Gallery, December 1968-January 1969 (147); Museum of Modern Art, New York, March-April 1969 (147); Art Institute of Chicago, May-July 1969 (147); Los Angeles County Museum, July-September 1969 (147); The Sculptures of de Kooning with Related Paintings, Drawings and Lithographs, Serpentine Gallery, London, November 1977-January 1978 (42)
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.399, reproduced p.399