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Towards the Infinite (Kamila Gibran, mother of the artist)

Artist:
Kahlil Gibran (Lebanese, Bsharri 1883–1931 New York)
Date:
1916
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
8 3/8 x 11 in. (21.3 × 27.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Mary H. Minis, 1932
Accession Number:
32.45.4
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): K.G./ 1916
the artist, New York (1916–d. 1931; his bequest to Minis); Mary H. Minis, Savannah, Ga. (1931–32; her gift to MMA)

New York. the artist's studio, West 10th Street. "Kahlil Gibran," January 21–February 7, 1932, no catalogue.

Alice Raphael Eckstein. Twenty Drawings. New York, 1919, p. 14, ill. frontispiece, as "Towards the Infinite".

Jean Gibran and Kahlil Gibran. Kahlil Gibran: His Life and World. Boston, 1974, p. 412, ill. (installation photo of Exh. New York 1932).

Tania Sammons in Khalil Gibran: Artiste et visionnaire. Exh. cat., Institut du Monde Arabe. [Paris], 1998, pp. 58, 203, ill. p. 68 (sideways).



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