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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1975.15
People
Gaston Lachaise, American (Paris, France 1882 - 1935 New York, NY)
Title
Female Torso
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
c. 1928
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/226453
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
27.7 cm (10 7/8 in.)
Provenance
Cecile B. Wertheim, New York New York, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1975.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Cecile B. Wertheim
Accession Year
1975
Object Number
1975.15
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Hilton Kramer, The Sculpture of Gaston Lachaise, Eakin Press (New York, NY, 1967), no. 45

Gerald Nordland, Gaston Lachaise: The Man and His Work, Braziller (New York, NY, 1974), p. 140, no. 75

Jeanne L. Wasserman, Three American Sculptors and the Female Nude: Lachaise, Nadelman, Archipenko, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1980), no. 10, reproduced in b/w, p. 35

Julia Day, Jens Stenger, Katherine Eremin, Narayan Khandekar, and Virginia Budny, "Gaston Lachaise: Characteristics of His Bronze Sculpture" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 2006), Unpublished, pp. 1-77 passim

Exhibition History

New Presences in the Fogg Museum, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/20/1978 - 11/28/1978

Three American Sculptors and the Female Nude: Lachaise, Nadelman, Archipenko, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/17/1980 - 06/15/1980

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