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Creator Name: Leslie, Alfred
Creator Role: Reproduction Agreement Signer
Creator Dates/Places: 1927-
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Alfred Leslie
Title: Big Green
Title Type: Title
Title: Four Panel Green
Title Type: Title Variation
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1957
Creation End Date: 1957
Creation Date: 1957
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Parts and Pieces: 95.259c,c) Lower left,c) Lower left; 95.259d,d) Lower right,d) Lower right; 95.259a,a) Upper left,a) Upper left; 95.259b,b) Upper right,b) Upper right
Dimensions: Framed, overall 146 x 139 5/8 in.(370.84 x 354.65 cm. )Overall 145 x 138 11/16 in.a) Upper left 72 1/4 x 58 3/8 in.b) Upper right 71 7/8 x 79 1/8 in.c) Lower left 72 11/16 x 58 3/4 in.d) Lower right 72 x 79 5/8 in.
Inscriptions: On verso of a): 1957 N.Y.C. BIG GREEN 6' x 6'7"On verso of b): N.Y.OCH 01/29/1996 ,Needs conservation ,Fabric distorted overall; multiple paint layersare chipped, blistered and cracked; paint loss throughout; deep diagonal gouge lowerleft corner of panel b); particulate soil layer over surface and scattered areas ofstaining and discoloration ,
Orientation/Arrangement: d) Lower right: Canvases are irregular and should be framed so that the irregularities arepreserved (see artist questionnaire in Cataloguing Office).
AMICA Contributor: Whitney Museum of American Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 95.259a-d
Credit Line: Gift of the artist
Provenance: Collection of the artist, 1956 - 1995
Context - Person: Leslie Alfred
Context - Date: 1957 - 1957
Exhibition History: "Beat Culture and the New America: 1950-1965"
Exhibition History: The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000 (Part II)
Exhibition History: Abstraction at Mid-Century, Masterpieces from the Whitney Museum of American Art (formerlyAbstraction 1940-1970)
AMICA ID: WMAA.95.259a-d
Component Measured: object
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 370.84
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 354.65
AMICA Library Year: 2003
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright Whitney Museum of American Art

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