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Standing Woman

Artist:
Gaston Lachaise (American (born France) 1882–1935)
Date:
ca. 1915–17; cast by 1923
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
13 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 5 in. (34.9 x 8.3 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Darwin S. Morse, 1963
Accession Number:
63.200.12
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (left side of base) G. LACHAISE / 1917
Emily Winthrop Miles (by 1923–d. 1962); her sister, Mrs. Darwin S. Morse (1962–63; her gift to MMA)

Ithaca, N. Y. Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University. "Gaston Lachaise, 1882–1935," November 6–December 20, 1974, unnum. brochure (as "Standing Woman: Statuette," 1917).

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.

Augusta Owen Patterson. "Art and Decoration." Town & Country 80 (December 1, 1923), p. 70, notes that this sculpture is owned by Miss Emily Winthrop.

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, p. 669, no. 309, ill.

Virginia Budny. "Gaston Lachaise's American Venus: The Genesis and Evolution of 'Elevation'." American Art Journal 34/35 (2003/ 2004), pp. 121, 141 n. 135, fig. 38 (Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester cast), calls it "Pudeur (Draped Figure, Standing Woman)"; notes that the model for this sculpture was executed about 1915–17.

Julia Day et al. Gaston Lachaise: Characteristics of His Bronze Sculpture. Cambridge, Mass., 2012, pp. vii, 28, 57 n. 46, p. 64, call it "Standing Woman (Pudeur)"; note that it was cast between 1917 and 1923 by an unidentified foundry.

Virginia Budny. Gaston Lachaise: For the Love of Woman. Exh. cat., Park Avenue Armory. New York, 2016, pp. 5, 13 n. 13, p. 18, fig. 4 and ill. back cover (color; Bernard Goldberg Fine Arts, LLC, New York cast), calls it "Pudeur (Draped Figure; Standing Woman)".



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