oil on canvas
116.38 in. (295.60 cm.) (height) by 78.74 in. (200.00 cm.) (width)
Paris, Galerie Jacques Dubourg or Galerie Lawrence, Joan Mitchell, May 1962. Bern, Klipstein und Kornfeld, J. Mitchell, Ausstellung von Ölbildern, October 1962, no. 1 (illustrated). Northridge, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Americans in Paris: The 50s, October 22-November 30, 1979, n.p. (illustrated). Honolulu Academy of Arts, on loan, July 1997-1999. Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Seattle Art Museum, Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection, March-November 2000, pp. 180-182 and 291, no. 45 (illustrated in color). Seattle Art Museum, Elles: SAM: Singular Works by Seminal Women Artists, October 2012-February 2013.
P. Restany, "L'actualité: Joan Mitchell," Cimaise, vol. 9, no. 60, July-August 1962, pp. 89 and 92 (illustrated). J. Abe, "Twelve Hawks at 3 O'Clock," Honolulu Academy of the Arts - Calendar News, September-October 1997, p. 10 (illustrated). D. Ngo, ed., Art + Architecture: The Ebsworth Collection + Residence, San Francisco, 2006, n.p. (illustrated in color and installation view illustrated).
Sam Francis, Santa Monica, acquired directly from the artist Estate of Sam Francis Gallery Delaive, Amsterdam Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 7 May 1997, lot 5 Acquired at the above sale by the late owner