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Study for Tumbleweed

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Study for Tumbleweed


James Rosenquist

American, 1933 - 2017

Pencil and chalk crayon on paper
22 × 30 in. (55.9 × 76.2 cm)
Gift of the Virginia and Bagley Wright Collection, in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Seattle Art Museum
Provenance: [Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, New York]; purchased from gallery by Virginia and Bagley Wright, Seattle, Washington, May 17, 2005
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistoryHouston, Texas, The Menil Collection and the Museum of Fine Arts, James Rosenquist: A Retrospective, May 17 - Aug. 17, 2003 (New York, New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Oct. 16, 2003 - Feb. 4, 2004).

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, City of Tomorrow: Jinny Wright and the Art That Shaped a New Seattle, Oct. 23, 2020 - Jan. 18, 2021.
Published ReferencesSiegel, Jeanne. "An Interview with James Rosenquist" in Artforum, vol. 10, no. 10 (June 1972): 30-34, illus. p. 34.

Hopps, Walter. “James Rosenquist: A Retrospective.” New York: Guggenheim Museum Publications, 2004. Cat. no. 213. P.317.

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