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Pavlova Gavotte

Artist:
Malvina Cornell Hoffman (American, New York 1885–1966 New York)
Date:
1914; cast 1918
Medium:
Wax
Dimensions:
14 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 7 in. (36.2 x 18.4 x 17.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.105
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (side of base at figure's left): © MALVINA HOFFMAN
the artist, New York (1918–26; sold to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Diaghilev: Costumes and Designs of the Ballets Russes," November 24, 1978–June 30, 1979.

Albert TenEyck Gardner. American Sculpture: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1965, p. 158.

Janis Conner and Joel Rosenkranz. Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works, 1893–1939. Austin, 1989, pp. 55, 62 n. 17, call it "Gavotte".

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, pp. 736–37, no. 367, ill.

Janis Conner. "The Ethereal Icon: Malvina Hoffman's Worshipful Imagery of Anna Pavlova." Perspectives on American Sculpture before 1925. Ed. Thayer Tolles. New York, 2003, pp. 141–42, 146, 148, fig. 113.



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