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Female Torso

Artist:
Gaston Lachaise (American (born France) 1882–1935)
Date:
ca. 1924
Medium:
Bronze, nickel-plated
Dimensions:
10 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (26 x 17.1 x 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Scofield Thayer, 1982
Accession Number:
1984.433.33
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (back): G. LACHAISE
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Human Figure in Transition, 1900–1945: American Sculpture from the Museum's Collection," April 15–September 28, 1997, extended to March 29, 1998, unnum. brochure (as "Torso").

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Evocative Fragments," February 14–June 14, 1998, no catalogue.

Brooklyn Museum. "Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties," October 28, 2011–January 29, 2012, no. 28 (as "Torso").

Dallas Museum of Art. "Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties," March 4–May 27, 2012, no. 28.

Cleveland Museum of Art. "Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties," July 1–September 16, 2012, no. 28.

Nicholas Joost. "The Dial Collection: Tastes and Trends of the 'Twenties." Apollo 94 (December 1971), p. 492.

Joan M. Marter in American Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Thayer Tolles. Vol. 2, A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born between 1865 and 1885. New York and New Haven, 2001, p. 680, no. 318, ill.



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