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Artist:
Elie Nadelman, American, b. Warsaw, Poland, 1882–1946  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
26 x 8 5/8 x 7 3/4 in. (66 x 21.8 x 19.7 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
(c. 1909)
Provenance:
The Artist, Paris
Helena Rubinstein, New York [acquired from the Artist]
Unknown Collection
David Drey Ltd., London
Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, sale 3104, 29 October 1970, lot. 7, ill.
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 29 October 1970-1972
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1972
Exhibition History:
INTERNATIONAL GALLERY, New York. "Sculpture by Elie Nadelman from the Private Collection of Helena Rubinstein," 16 April-6 May 1932, cat. ill.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Washington, DC. 1972-1973, loan.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York. "The Sculpture and Drawings of Elie Nadelman," 23 September-30 November 1975, no. 15, ill. p. 31; and HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 18 December 1975-15 February 1976.
MUSEUM LUDWIG, Cologne. "Europe / America-The History of An Artistic Fascination Since 1940," 6 September-30 November 1986.
MUSEE D'ORSAY, Paris, France. "Oublier Rodin: La Sculpture en France, 1905-1914" 9 March 2009 - 31 May 2009. TOUR: FUNDACION CULTURAL MAPFRE, Madrid, Spain, 23 June 2009 - 4 September 2009.
Published References:
REICH, SHELDON. "The Halpert Sale, A Personal View," American Art Review, 1/1, September-October 1973, p. 81.
SPEAR, ATHENA TACHA. "The Multiple Styles of Elie Nadelman: Drawings and Figure Sculpture c. 1905-12," Allen Memorial Art Museum Bulletin 31/1 (Oberlin, Ohio: 1973-74), p. 48, note 38.
ELSEN, ALBERT A. Origins of Modern Sculpture: Pioneers and Premises (New York: Braziller, 1974), no. 21, p. 17, ill. p. 18.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 728, ill. 148.
BAUR, JOHN I. H. The Sculpture and Drawings of Elie Nadelman (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1975), p. 8.
KUH, KATHERINE. "Elie Nadelman Rediscovered," Saturday Review (29 November 1975), p. 35, ill. p. 34.
HIBBARD, HOWARD. Masterpieces of Western Sculpture (New York: Harper and Row, 1977), cat. no. 123, colorpl.
UNSIGNED. "Woman...The Sculptor's Vision," National Sculpture Review 38/1 (Spring 1979), pp. 12, 30.
ANTLIFF, ALLAN. "Cosmic Modernism: Elie Nadelman, Adolf Wolff, and the Materialist Aesthetics of John Weichsel," Archives of American Journal 38/3 & 4 (1998), p. 27, ill.
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1972
Accession Number:
72.210
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