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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.4
People
John Bernard Flannagan, American (Fargo, ND 1895 - 1942 New York, NY)
Title
Ebon
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
1926
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/226965
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ebony wood
Dimensions
89.2 cm (35 1/8 in.)
Provenance
[Buchholz Gallery, New York, New York], sold; to Lois Orswell, 1930(?), gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1991.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Lois Orswell
Accession Year
1991
Object Number
1991.4
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Timothy Anglin Burgard, American Art at Harvard: Cultures and Contexts, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1994), pp. 8, 12, fig. 12, cat. 82

Ilene Susan Fort, The Figure in American Sculpture, exh. cat., Los Angeles County Museum of Art and University of Washington Press (Los Angeles, 1995), pp. 116-117, reproduced in b/w fig. 129, p. 116

Marjorie B. Cohn and Sarah Kianovsky, Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 30, fig. 115, p. 312, 313

Exhibition History

20th Century Abstract Painting and Sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, 04/16/1947 - 05/18/1947

American and British Figurative Art of the Inter-War Years, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/13/1992 - 12/31/1992

American Art at Harvard: Cultures and Contexts, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/01/1994 - 12/30/1994

The Persistence of Memory: Continuity and Change in American Cultures, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/29/1995 - 05/13/2001

Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/21/2002 - 02/16/2003

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