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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1970.141
People
Louise Nevelson, American (Kyiv, Ukraine (formerly part of the Russian Empire) 1899 - 1988 New York, NY)
Title
Figure
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
20th century
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227818
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Plaster with wood base
Dimensions
31.75 x 19.05 x 17.78 cm (12 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 7 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: On back: Nevelson
Provenance
Lois Orswell, Pomfret Center, Connecticut, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1970.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Lois Orswell
Copyright
© Estate of Louise Nevelson / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1970
Object Number
1970.141
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Acquisitions, 1969-1970, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1970), reproduced in b/w p. 167

Marjorie B. Cohn and Sarah Kianovsky, Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 178, fig. 155; pp. 340-341 (repr. b/w), 377

Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Friends: Works from the Lois Orswell Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., Knoedler & Co. Inc. (New York, 2003), p46

Exhibition History

Unidentified Exhibition, Lincoln Laboratory, 1974, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington, 12/01/1974 - 12/31/1974

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

Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Friends: Works from the Lois Orswell Collection, Harvard University, Knoedler & Co. Inc., New York, 11/14/2003 - 01/24/2004

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