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Torches Mauve
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Torches Mauve

Franz Kline, American, 1910 - 1962

Geography:
Made in United States, North and Central America

Date:
1960

Medium:
Oil on canvas

Dimensions:
10 feet 1/8 inches x 6 feet 9 1/8 inches (305.1 x 206.1 cm)

Copyright:
© The Franz Kline Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Curatorial Department:
American Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1961-223-1

Credit Line:
Gift of the artist, 1961

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Label:
Toward the end of his career Franz Kline went beyond a predominantly black and white palette to use strong colors for the sweeping gestures of his brushwork. This painting takes its title from the tube paint he purchased from Joseph Torch's art supply store in New York City.