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Arshile Gorky

(American; Armenian, 1904–1948)

The Liver Is the Cock's Comb, 1944

oil on canvas
overall: 75 1/4 x 100 3/8 x 2 3/4 inches (191.14 x 254.95 x 6.99 cm)
Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1956
K1956:4

Inscriptions

  • signature, dated/upper left, A. Gorky 44

Provenance

  • Hebbeln, Jean Lamson (acquired from the artist)
  • Sidney Janis Gallery, March 13, 1956 (sold to the Albright Art Gallery, March 13, 1956)