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Marianne Moore

Artist:
Gaston Lachaise (American (born France) 1882–1935)
Date:
1924; cast 1946
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
13 7/8 x 7 1/8 x 9 1/2 in. (35.2 x 18.1 x 24.1 cm) Base with insert 4 x 8 x 8 in. (10.2 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1959
Accession Number:
59.156
Not on view
Lincoln Kirstein, New York (1946–47; his gift in 1947 to Moore); Marianne Moore, New York (1947–59; her gift in 1959 to Kirstein); Lincoln Kirstein, New York (1959; his gift to MMA)

New York. M. Knoedler & Company. "Gaston Lachaise, 1882–1935," January 20–February 15, 1947, no. 19 (lent by Miss Marianne Moore).

Worcester Art Museum. "The Dial and the Dial Collection," April 30–September 8, 1959, no. 41.

Ithaca, N. Y. Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University. "Gaston Lachaise, 1882–1935," November 6–December 20, 1974, unnum. brochure.

Frederick S. Wight Art Galleries, University of California, Los Angeles. "Gaston Lachaise, 1882–1935," January 12–February 23, 1975, unnum. brochure.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. "Gaston Lachaise, 1882–1935," March 8–April 20, 1975, unnum. brochure.

Minneapolis. Walker Art Center. "Gaston Lachaise, 1882–1935," June 7–July 20, 1975, unnum. brochure.

Bellevue, Wash. Bellevue Art Museum. "Five Thousand Years of Faces," January 30–July 30, 1983, unnumbered cat.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "As They Were: 1900–1929," April 9–September 8, 1996, no catalogue.

Philadelphia. Rosenbach Museum and Library. "Making it New: Marianne Moore and the Visual Arts," November 17, 1996–March 16, 1997.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Artists' Artists," July 2–November 14, 2004, no catalogue.

Greenwich, Conn. Bruce Museum. "Face & Figure: The Sculpture of Gaston Lachaise," September 22, 2012–January 6, 2013, no. 25 (as "Portrait of Marianne Moore").

Thomas Schlotterback in Five Thousand Years of Faces. Exh. cat., Bellevue Art Museum. Bellevue, Wash., 1983, unpaginated.

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. 676–77, no. 315, ill.

Kenneth E. Silver in Face & Figure: The Sculpture of Gaston Lachaise. Exh. cat., Bruce Museum. Greenwich, Conn., 2012, pp. 41–42.

Laura M. Hovenac in Face & Figure: The Sculpture of Gaston Lachaise. Exh. cat., Bruce Museum. Greenwich, Conn., 2012, p. 41, no. 25, ill. (color).

Julia Day et al. Gaston Lachaise: Characteristics of His Bronze Sculpture. Cambridge, Mass., 2012, pp. viii, 29, 64.



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