Skip to Main Content


© Robert Ryman / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Image downloads are for educational use only. For all other purposes, please see our Obtaining and Using Images page.

Robert Ryman

American, 1930–2019

State, 1978

oil on cotton with four painted metal fasteners and metal bolts

support: 84 x 84 inches (213.36 x 213.36 cm); overall (with fasteners): 88 x 84 inches (223.52 x 213.36 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

George B. and Jenny R. Mathews Fund, 1979


More Details


signature, dated / back, center / RYMAN 78
inscription / back, center / TOP, STATE


the artist;
to Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, 1978;
sold to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, February 16, 1979


Paintings (visual works)

Work Type

Oil painting (visual work)

This information may change due to ongoing research. Glossary of Terms

Back to Top