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Standing Nude

Gaston Lachaise (American (born France) 1882–1935)

Date:
ca. 1915–17, cast ca. 1925–27
Medium:
Nickel-plated bronze
Dimensions:
12 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (30.8 x 13.3 x 8.9 cm) Weight: 6 lbs
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.223
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Signed (back): © / G. LACHAISE

  • Exhibition History

    ¦Gaston Lachaise Sculptures¦, Intimate Gallery, New York, March 7–April 3, 1927, no. 19

    ¦History of an American. Alfred Stieglitz: "291" and After¦, Philadelphia Museum of Art, July 1–November 1, 1944, no. 195

    ¦Alfred Stieglitz Exhibition: His Collection¦, Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 10–August 31, 1947, no. 3

    ¦Gaston Lachaise (1882–1935): Sculpture and Drawings¦, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, December 3, 1963–January 19, 1964; Whitney Museum of Art, New York, February 18–April 5, 1964, no. 66

    ¦Masterpieces of 50 Centuries¦, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 14, 1970–February 14, 1971

    ¦Gaston Lachaise: 100th Anniversary Exhibition, Sculpture and Drawings¦, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, California, November 19–December 19, 1982, no. 34

  • References

    Gardner, Albert. American Sculpture: A Catalogue of the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art; distributed by New York Graphic Society, 1965, pp. 143-144, ill. p. 144

    Nordland, Gerald. Gaston Lachaise: The Man and His Work, New York: Braziller, 1974, p. 82, ill. fig. 20, p. 9

    Joan M. Marter in American Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 2 A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born between 1865 and 1885. Ed. Thayer Tolles. New York and New Haven, 2001, pp. 684–85, cat. 321, ill.

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