Composition, 1954 signed and inscribed '58 KLINE' (lower right) oil and paper collage on paper 10 7/8 x 8 3/8in. (27.6 x 21.3cm)
PROVENANCE: A gift from the artist to the present owners in 1958.
EXHIBITED: Brooklyn, The Brooklyn Museum, 26 October 1972-15 March 1975 (on extended loan). Summit, New Jersey, Summit Art Center, 20 April-18 May 1980 (on loan). Coral Gables, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Abstract Expressionism: Other Dimensions, 26 October-3 December 1989, no. 52, p. 45 and no. 100 (illustrated, p. 115). This exhibition later traveled to Chicago, Terra Museum of American Art, 23 January-11 March 1990, and to New Brunswick, New Jersey, The Jane Vorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, 25 March-13 June 1990. Madrid, Museo Reina Sofía, Franz Kline: Art and the Structure of Identity, 27 September-21 November 1994. This exhibition later travelled to Saarland, Saarland Museum, 11 December 1994-5 February 1995.