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Initiation of the Bride, 1957-58

Alan Davie

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Oil on board
152.5 x 198 cm / 60 x 78 inches     
Opus O.236       


Provenance
Gimpel Fils, London.
Collection of David Thomson.

Exhibited
1958, Retrospective Exhibition, Wakefield City Art Gallery, Wakefield, cat.no.58 and travelled to Nottingham University; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
1959, Documenta II, Kassel, Germany, cat.no.3.
1967, Alan Davie, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany, cat.no.10 (not exhibited).
1968, Alan Davie, Kunstverein Dusseldorf, Germany, cat.no.10 (not exhibited).
1968, Alan Davie, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lubeck, Germany, cat.no.10.
1968, Retrospective of 50 Paintings, Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh, cat.no.20.
1970, Retrospective, Austin University Art Museum, Austin, Texas, USA, cat.no.14, ill (B+W) and travelled to Musée D’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada; California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California, USA.

Literature 
Exhibition catalogue, Alan Davie, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany, 1967-1968, cat. no.10, ill. (B+W).
Alan BOWNESS(ed.). Alan Davie, Lund Humphries, London, 1967, cat.no.187.
Exhibition catalogue, Alan Davie, Kunstverein Dusseldorf, Germany, 1968, no.10, ill. (B+W).
Exhibition catalogue,  Retrospective of 50 Paintings, Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh, 1968, cat.no.20.
Exhibition catalogue, Retrospective, Austin University Art Museum, Austin, Texas, USA, 1970, cat.no.14, ill (B+W) and travelled to Musée D’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada; California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California, USA.
Douglas HALL and Michael TUCKER. Alan Davie, Lund Humphries, London, 1992, cat.no.236.