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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1990.49
People
Reginald Cotterell Butler, British (Buntingford, Hertfordshire, UK 1913 - 1981 Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire)
Title
Head - Study for Sculpture
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1954
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/294568
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black pastel, gray wash, white gouache, and yellow wash on cream wove paper
Dimensions
actual: 38.7 x 28.4 cm (15 1/4 x 11 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r., graphite: Butler '54
Provenance
[Curt Valentin, Buchholz Gallery, New York, New York], sold; to Lois Orswell, Pomfret Center, Connecticut, 1955, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1990.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Lois Orswell
Accession Year
1990
Object Number
1990.49
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. 13, fig. 108, pp. 309, 375, 381

Exhibition History

[Benefit exhibition for the Boston Arts Festival], Margaret Brown Gallery, Boston, 05/08/1956 - 05/29/1956

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

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