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Ted KURAHARA

United States of America born 1925

Double Mars black over Pyrrole red (For M.E) 1998

  • diptych
paintings, oil on canvas
Support: canvas
Primary Insc: signed and dated verso, upper left, black paint, "kurahara 98' / Right Panel." [Right Panel] signed and dated verso, upper left, black paint, "kurahara 98' / Left Panel." [Left Panel]
Secondary Insc: inscribed verso, on stretcher upper centre, black marker "[arrow up] TOP RIGHT PANEL" [Right Panel] inscribed verso, on stretcher upper centre, black marker "[arrow up] TOP LEFT PANEL" [Left Panel] verso label on stretcher, upper left, black pen, "PLEASE NOTE[underlined] / HANG WORK FLUSH TO / THE WALL WITH AN INCH, / OR INCH 1/2 INTERVAL BE / TWEEN PANELS." [Right Panel] verso label on stretcher, upper right, black pen, "KURAHARA / 78 GREENE. ST. / N.Y. N.Y. 10012 / U.S.A." [Right Panel] verso label on stretcher, upper right, black pen, "KURAHARA / 78 GREENE. ST. / N.Y., N.Y. 10012 / U.S.A." [Left Panel] verso label on stretcher, upper right, black pen, "DOUBLE MARS BLACK OVER / PYRROLE RED" / (FOR M.E.) / ACRYLIC ON CANVAS / 1998 / 72" X 72" (RIGHT PANEL 72" X 36")" [Right Panel] verso label on stretcher, upper right, black pen, "DOUBLE MARS BLACK OVER / PYRROLE RED" / (FOR M.E.) / ACRYLIC ON CANVAS / 1998 / 72" X 72" (LEFT PANEL 72" X 36")" [Left Panel]
comp 183.4 h x 183.4 w x 4.0 d cm
panel a 183.4 h x 91.7 w x 4.0 d cm
panel b 183.4 h x 91.7 w x 4.0 d cm
Gift of Dr K. David G. Edwards (Ret.), from the David and Margery Edwards New York Art Collection, 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.392.A-B
Provenance:
  • the artist;
  • from whom bought at solo exhbition of the artist's work, Gallery Korea, New York, by Margery and David Edwards, for their art collection;
  • given by Dr. K. David G. Edwards, Ret., M.D., B.S., (U. Syd), F.R.A.C.P., F.A.A.C.B.; Assoc. Prof. of Med., Weill Medical College of U. of Cornell, and Assoc. Prof. of Med., Rockefeller U.; Research Associate (Reader) Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons (P. & S.), Assoc. Attending Physician Clinical Physiology and Renal Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA, through the American Friends of the National Gallery of Australia to the National Gallery of Australia, August, 2005, cat. no. (108)