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Bluebeard's Wife, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Yandell, Enid 1870-1934
Medium:
Painted plaster
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art 224 Benefit Street Providence Rhode Island 02903
Date:
1911
Notes:
Darst, Stephanie, "The Sculpture of Enid Yandell," Louisville, KY: J. B. Speed Art Museum, 1993, pg. 27.
Summary:
This relief taken from the Bluebeard legend depicts Fatima after she has discovered the room where the corpses of her husband's former wives have been hidden in his castle. She throws herself against the door, her body is nude except for a bit of drapery held in her left hand.
Topic:
Literature--Character--Fatima
Figure female--Nude
Control number:
IAS 89010091
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_370371

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