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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.190
People
Gaston Lachaise, American (Paris, France 1882 - 1935 New York, NY)
Title
Kneeling Female Figure
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
1930-1935
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/232257
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Plaster and plasticene
Technique
Carved
Dimensions
26 x 17.8 x 26.7 cm (10 1/4 x 7 x 10 1/2 in.)
Provenance
Lois Orswell, acquired 1957(?), gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1995.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Lois Orswell
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.190
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Marjorie B. Cohn and Sarah Kianovsky, Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 102, fig. 47, pp. 102-103, 325, 377

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Bronze Sculpture" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 2006), Unpublished, pp. 1-77 passim

Virginia Budny, "The Female Form in Twentieth-Century Sculpture", Sculpture Review, National Sculpture Society (New York, NY, 2009), Vol. LVIII, No. 4, p. 18, ill. (b/w)

Exhibition History

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

HAA 10 Survey Course: The Western Tradition, Art Since the Renaissance, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 03/08/2008 - 04/06/2008

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