Missing Work

The editors are researching the whereabouts of the John Baldessari works listed here for the purpose of documenting ownership credits in the artist’s catalogue raisonné.

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Three Students
1957
Oil on canvas
Unknown
Man on Rocking Horse, No. 1
1958
Pencil and ink wash on paper
43 x 28 inches
Untitled [drawing]
1958
Ink and wash on board
8 x 10 inches
Untitled [drawing]
1958
Pastel on paper
20 x 27 inches
Untitled [drawing]
1958
Pastel on paper
35 x 23 inches
Untitled [drawing]
1959
Unknown
Untitled [drawing]
1959
18 1/2 x 23 inches
Untitled [painting]
1959
Oil on canvas
18 x 24 inches
Space Drawing
1960
Ink on paper
23 1/4 x 18 inches
Eschatological Landscape
1960
Ink and wash on paper
19 x 20 inches
Untitled [collage]
1961
Oil and mixed media on paper
13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches
God Bless the Navy
1961
Oil and mixed media on paper
16 x 12 inches
Untitled [drawing]
1962
Oil and graphite on paper
16 x 12 inches
Untitled [drawing]
1962
Oil and graphite on paper
6 x 5 1/4 inches
Untitled [drawing]
1962
Oil, grpahite, and pastel mounted on paper
13 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches
Untitled [photograph]
1962
Gelatin silver print
7 x 7 1/4 inches
Sketch for Fragment
1965
Acrylic and mixed media on paper
11 x 8 inches
Untitled [watercolor]
1965
Watercolor on paper
12 x 9 inches
Untitled [painting]
1966
Acrylic and mixed media on canvas
Unknown
Sketch for Fragment (A-3), #1
1966
Acrylic and pencil on canvas
Unknown
Sketch for Fragment
1966
Acrylic and pencil on canvas
Unknown
Sketch for Fragment
1966
Acrylic and pencil on canvas
Unknown
Sketch for Fragment
1966
Acrylic and pencil on canvas
12 x 12 inches
1966–67
Photographic emulsion and acrylic on canvas
12 x 12 inches
Untitled [painting]
1967
Acrylic and photo emulsion on canvas
12 x 12 inches
Body Piece
1967
Black-and-white photographs
14 x 6 inches
Untitled [painting]
1967
Acrylic and photo emulsion on canvas
You Are Looking North
1967
Ink on canvas
12 x 12 inches
Largest
1967
Ink on canvas
37 1/2 x 34 1/2 inches
Lighted Moving Message: Isocephaly
1968
Commercial lighted message unit with base
54 x 56 x 7 1/2 inches
Commissioned Painting: A Painting by Sam Jacoby
1969
Acrylic and oil on canvas
59 x 45 inches
Choosing: Manuscripts
1972
Black-and-white photographs
19 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches each
Line of Force (Ball and Hand)
1972
Installation dimensions variable
1973
Color photographs with acrylic and pencil on board
14 3/4 x 31 1/2 inches
Three Landscapes
1973
11 x 14 inches
Black-and-white photograph with ink
Extended Corner: Bellini
1974
Color photograph and tape
48 1/2 x 55 inches overall
Embed Series: Cigar Dreams (Male/Oral/Kisses)
1974
Three black-and-white photographs
19 3/4 x 15 1/2 inches
Embed Series: Earth/Leaves (Death/Life)
1974
Two color photographs
14 x 40 inches
Embed Series: Cigar Dream (Palm Trees and Island)
1974
Black-and-white photograph
19 3/4 x 15 1/2 inches
Embed Series: Glasses (Up)
1974
Color photographs
14 x 20 inches
Embed Series: Tomatoes (Female/Male  Male/Female)
1974
Two color photographs
9 1/2 x 28 inches
Embed Series: Water (Life/Death)
1974
Two color photographs
20 x 24 inches
Embed Series: Ice Cubes (U-BUY ART) #2
1974
Black-and-white photograph, text, and pencil on board
15 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches
Embed Series: Ice Cubes (U-BUY ART) #1
1974
Black-and-white photograph
8 x 10 inches
Extended Corner: Bruegel
1974
44 7/8 x 64 inches overall
Extended Corner: Ingres
1974
35 1/4 x 63 3/4 inches overall
Color Card Series: Two Greys (With Palm Tree)
1975
Two color photographs
20 x 60 inches overall
Color Card Series: Two Yellows (With Figure)
1975
Two color photographs
20 x 60 inches overall
Pathetic Fallacy Series: Wistful Chair
1975
Black-and-white photograph
20 x 16 inches
Strobe Series/Futurist: Dropping a Rope One Meter Long One Meter (1/2-inch Hemp)
1975
Black-and-white photograph
10 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches
Violent Series: Two Murder Weapons
1976
Color photographs
11 x 14 inches each
Violent Space Series: Story Outline (7/8 Adventure, 1/8 Romance)
1976
Eight black-and-white photographs
8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches overall
September 1976, Santa Monica
1976
Color photographs
8 7/8 x 5 inches
Blasted Allegories (Black and White Sentence): East Is West
1978
Black-and-white photographs with marker, colored adhesive, and pencil on board
18 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches
Blasted Allegories (Colorful Sentence):...Green/Threat
1978
Color photographs with marker, colored adhesive, and pencil on board
30 3/4 x 40 inches
Vanitas Series: Three Birds/Warm (Short Depth of Field), Bubbles, Wine Glass/Windswept Hair, Shell
1981
Color and black-and-white photographs
30 x 90 inches overall
Eagle and Rodent
1984
Black-and-white photographs
24 x 30 inches each
Cornered Viewer and Cornered Victim
1984
Black-and-white photographs
31 1/4 x 69 inches
Woman and Insect
1984
Color photograph
24 x 20 inches
Things
1986
Black-and-white photograph with acrylic paint and pencil
17 1/2 x 23 inches
Life
1986
Black-and-white photographs with oil tint
14 1/2 x 44 inches overall
Color as Signal: Arm (Weak Green)
1986
Black-and-white photographs with acrylic paint
15 1/2 x 20 inches