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GAUGUIN, Paul

Paris 1848 - Atuona, French Polynesia 1903

Masque de femme

Mask of a woman

c. 1893-1895, cast by 1933?

bronze

mask

Dimensions (HxWxD): 14 34 x 9 x 4 14 in.

Acc. No.: 66.2010

Credit Line: Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Photo credit: 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

© Artist:


Provenance

  • [Paris, Ambroise Vollard]
  • [Paris, Edouard Jonas]
  • To 14 April 1959, New York, Charles E. Slatkin Galleries
  • 14 April 1959-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1962 Unsigned
    UNSIGNED, "Art: The Hirshhorn Approach", Time, 5 October 1962, p. 77
  • 1963 Gray
    CHRISTOPHER GRAY, Sculpture and Ceramics of Paul Gauguin, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1963, p. 244, no. 112
  • 1974 Lerner
    ABRAM LERNER et al., The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, New York, Abrams, 1974, p. 694, ill. 100 p. 79
  • 1974 Lynes
    RUSSELL LYNES, "Modern Art Arrives on the Mall in a New Museum and Sculpture Garden", Smithsonian 5/9,December 1974, p. 41
  • 1980 SOTHEBY'S
    SOTHEBY'S ARCADE AUCTIONS, "Modern and Contemporary Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture", sale catalogue (late 1980s), lot 32
  • See file for further info

Exhibitions

  • Museum's website, 2010

    1962-1963 New York
    Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, New York, SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 164

    1974-1975 Washington
    Inaugural Exhibition, Washington, DC., Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 1 October 1974-15 September 1975, p. 694, ill. 100, p. 79