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Robert RYMAN

United States of America born 1930

Arena 1977 paintings, synthetic polymer paint and enamel on linen on board, steel fasteners and metal cables
Technique: synthetic polymer paint and enamel on linen on board, steel fasteners and metal cables
Primary Insc: signed and dated verso u.l., fibre tipped pen, "RYMAN 77"
Secondary Insc: inscribed reverse u.r., fibre tipped pen, "AREANA" inscribed reverse u.c., fibre tipped pen, "UP" inscribed reverse c.l., fibre tipped pen, "PAINT IS 'VARATHANE' PLASTIC / PIGMENT IS TITANIUM DIOXIDE"
installed 226.4 h x 212.3 w x 10.8 d cm
canvas 213.5 h x 212.3 w x 3.8 d cm
Cat Raisonné: Robert Ryman Catalogue Raisonne (forthcoming) RR 77.378
Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.978

Provenance:
  • John Weber Gallery, New York;
  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, March 1978