Inscription: Signed and dated (underneath neck): Isamu / 1932
the artist, New York (1932–34; sold to MMA)
New York. Reinhardt Galleries. "Sculpture and Drawings by Isamu Noguchi," December 12, 1932–January 7, 1933, no catalogue.
Philadelphia. Mellon Galleries. "Isamu Noguchi," February 25–March 14, 1933, no. 10 (as "Angna Enters," lent by Mrs. Leonie Gilmour).
Madison. Memorial Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin. January 14–24, 1934, no catalogue.
Indianapolis Museum of Art. "Treasures from the Metropolitan," October 25, 1970–January 3, 1971, no. 42.
Washington, D.C. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. "Portraits of the American stage, 1771–1971: An Exhibition in Celebration of Inaugural Season of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts," September–October 1971, no. 64 (as "Angna Enters," 1931).
Oklahoma City. Oklahoma Museum of Art. "Masters of the Portrait," March 4–April 29, 1979, no. 40 (as "Portrait of a Young Woman (Angna Enters)").
Mountainville, N. Y. Storm King Art Center. "20th Century Sculpture: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 18–October 31, 1984, unnum. brochure (as "Portrait of a Young Woman [Angna Enters] : Head").
Washington, D. C. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. "Isamu Noguchi: Portrait Sculpture," April 15–August 20, 1989, no. 15 (as "Angna Enters [Portrait of a Young Woman] 1907–1989").
New York. Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris. "Isamu Noguchi: Portrait Sculpture," October 6–December 6, 1989, unnum. brochure (as "Angna Enters").
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. "Noguchi at the Dance," September 30, 1994–January 28, 1995, no catalogue.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Some Women," December 6, 1996–April 13, 1997, no catalogue.
Edward Alden Jewell. "Art in Review: Noguchi's Abstract Sculpture at Reinhardt Gallery Puzzling but Indicative of His Brilliance." New York Times (December 17, 1932), p. X20.
"Art Roster: New Exhibitions." New York Times (December 18, 1932), p. X10.
Royal Cortissoz. "Eighteenth Century France and Some Works of Modern Origin." New York Herald Tribune (December 18, 1932), p. F10.
"New York Criticism: Noguchi the Adventuresome." Art Digest 7 (January 1, 1933), p. 14.
Louis Kalonyme. "The Arts in New York." Arts & Decoration 38 (February 1933), pp. 50, 58, ill.
Lewis Mumford. "The Art Galleries: Paint and Stone." New Yorker (January 21, 1933), p. 49.
J[ohn]. G[oldsmith]. P[hillips]. "Notes." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 29 (November 1934), p. 197, ill., calls it "Head of a Young Woman".
"Among Musicians." Brooklyn Daily Eagle (November 23, 1934), p. M125.
"Attractions at Memorial Union Are Announced." Capital Times (January 21, 1934), p. 4.
Arthur Millier. "Review of Art: Famous Sculptor Returns to This City of His Birth: Isamu Noguchi Pauses in His Search for a 'Community' to Model Portraits and Design a Swim Pool." Los Angeles Times (September 1, 1935), p. A9, ill., calls it "Portrait of Angna Enters".
Harry A. Bull. "Panorama of the Fortnight: Pink Slips for Sculptors." Town and Country (February 1, 1935), p. 19.
Albert TenEyck Gardner. American Sculpture: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1965, p. 176, ill.
Isamu Noguchi. Isamu Noguchi: A Sculptor's World. New York and Evanston, Ill., 1968.
David Mannweiler. "Museum Opener is 'Metropolitan' Show." Indianapolis News (September 19, 1970), p. 9, calls it "Portrait of Woman".
Sam Hunter. Isamu Noguchi. New York, .
James K. Reeve. Masters of the Portrait. Exh. cat., Oklahoma Museum of Art. Oklahoma City, 1979, n.p., no. 40, ill., calls it "Portrait of a Young Woman (Angna Enters)".
Diane Botnick and Nancy Grove. The Sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, 1924–1979: A Catalogue. New York, 1980, p. 18, no. 103, call it "Portrait of a Young Woman. (Angna Enters)" and date it 1932.
Lowery S. Sims in20th Century Sculpture: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. brochure, Storm King Art Center. [Mountainville, N. Y.], , unpaginated, ill.
Dorothy Mandel. Uncommon Eloquence: A Biography of Angna Enters. Denver, 1986, p. 121, ill. between pp. 176 and 177.
Nancy Grove. Isamu Noguchi: Portrait Sculpture. Exh. cat., National Portrait Gallery. Washington, D. C., 1989, pp. 10, 60, 106, no. 15, ill. p. 61.
Bruce Altshuler. Isamu Noguchi. Vol. 17, Modern Masters, New York, 1994, p. 114.
Deborah A. Goldberg. "Isamu Noguchi: The Artist as Engineer and Visionary Designer, 1918–1939." PhD diss., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, September 2000, pp. 107 n. 81, p. 388 n. 170.
Ingrid Schaffner and Donna Ghelerter inIsamu Noguchi: Sculptural Design. Ed. Jochen Eisenbrand, Katarina V. Posch, and Alexander von Vegesack. Exh. cat., Vitra Design Museum. Weil am Rhein, 2001, p. 70, ill. p. 69, call it "Portrait of a Young Woman (Angna Enters)" and date it 1932.
Masayo Duus. The Life of Isamu Noguchi: Journey without Borders. Princeton, 2004, p. 140, calls it "Portrait of a Young Woman (Angna Enters)".
Shaina Larrivee and Alex Ross, eds., ed. Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonné (dINCR). Online resource [https://archive.noguchi.org/CR/About], 2011 (ongoing), no. 103B, ill., call it "Portrait of a Young Woman, Angna Enters" and date it 1931.
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