Milton RESNICK, Pink fire Enlarge 1 /1


Ukraine 1917 – United States of America 2004

  • to United States of America 1922

Pink fire [Fire] 1971 Materials & Technique: paintings, oil on linen

Primary Insc: signed and dated verso l.l., oil, "M. Resnick / 1971", inscribed verso c.r., fibre-tipped pen, "PINK FIRE"
Secondary Insc: signed and dated, revers support l.l., oil, "M. Resnick / 1971" and signed reverse stretcher c.l. ball point pen "M. Resnick." and reverse stretcher c.r. fibre tipped pen "M. Resnick" inscribed reverse support l.l. oil / "M. Resnick /171 / 'FIRE'." reverse stretcher c.r. fibre tipped pen "M. Resnick." reverse stretcher c.r. fibre tipped pen "PINK FIRE" inscribed over ball point pen inscription "'FIRE' M. Resnick") reverse stretcher c.l. fibre tipped pen "PINK FIRE. M. Resnick" and reverse stretcher ball point pen l.l "'FIRE' M. Resnick." inscribed reverse stretcher u.l. & u.r. fibre tipped pen "TOP" and l.l. & l.r. fibre tipped pen "BOTTOM
Tertiary Insc: Max Hutchinson label reverse stretcher l.l. inscribed biro "For Whitney / Museum / Biennale Jon / 1973." Whitney Museum label reverse stretcher c.l. typed "(Artist) M. Resnick" / (Title) PINK FIRE / (Date) 1971 / (Lender) Max Hutchinson Gallery." stamped "Biennale - Contemporary American painting and sculpture / garden & first floor Jan 10 - March 4 1973 / second & third floor Jan 17 - March 11 / fourth floor Jan 24 - March 18."
Dimensions: 224.3 h x 519.0 w cm ; weight 93 kg
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.1216
Image rights: © Milton Resnick, Courtesy Robert Miller Gallery, New York.
  • Max Hutchinson Gallery, New York;
  • from whom bought by the Acquisitions Committee of the Australian National Gallery, April 1973