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Creator Name: Sage, Kay
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1898-1963
Gender: F
Creator Name-CRT: Kay Sage
Title: Constant Variation
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1958
Creation End Date: 1958
Creation Date: 1958
Object Type: Drawings and Watercolors
Classification Term: Drawings
Materials and Techniques: watercolor and collage on paper
Dimensions: 19 1/16 x 26 7/8 in.(48.42 x 68.26 cm. )Frame 27 15/16 x 35 9/16 in.
Inscriptions: On verso upper left in pencil:#7 Constant Variation
AMICA Contributor: Whitney Museum of American Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 86.70.2
Credit Line: Gift of Flora Whitney Miller
Provenance: Collection of the artist 1955 - 1958Flora Whitney Miller 1958 - 1978Flora Whitney Miller / WMAA 1978 - 1986
Condition: 02/20/1987 ,Satisfactory ,Slight damage, lower left corner, small bend bottom leftof center; collage slightly lifting ,
Context - Person: Miller Flora Whitney
Context - Person: Sage Kay
Context - Date: 1958 - 1958
Exhibition History: (2) works/paper: "American Art 1940 - 1965: Traditions Reconsidered"
Exhibition History: Collage in America
Exhibition History: Abstraction at Mid-Century, Masterpieces from the Whitney Museum of American Art (formerlyAbstraction 1940-1970)
Related Work Description: BLUE WIND, 1958, Watercolor and collage, 13 x 18 3/4 in.,Collection: Alexandra Darrow, Washington, Connecticut
AMICA ID: WMAA.86.70.2
Component Measured: object
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 48.42
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 68.26
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright Whitney Museum of American Art

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