Kiev, Ukraine 1887 - New York, United States 1964



c. 1921-1923



Dimensions (HxWxD): H. with base: 33 in.

Acc. No.: 95.9

Credit Line: Given in memory of Alma Eikerman by Sarahanne Hope-Davis, 95.9

Photo credit: photograph by: Michael Cavanagh and Kevin Montague


  • c. 1923, Berlin, Private Collection?
  • c. 1926, at a New York gallery?
  • c. 1928, possibly collection of Mr. L. De Motte, New York
  • New York, Karl Nierendorf Gallery
  • c. 1944/1947, Dr. and Mrs. Henry Radford Hope purchased from the Karl Nierendorf Gallery, New York
  • c. 1944/47?1995, Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Henry Radford Hope, Bloomington, Indiana
  • 1995, Gift to IU Art Museum from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Henry Radford Hope


  • Museum's website, April 29, 2014
  • 1997 Barth
    Anette Barth, Alexander Archipenkos plastisches Oeuvre: Zweiter Teil: Werkverzeichnis. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1997 (cat. no. 137)


  • 1924 New York
    possibly exhibited in: The Archipenko Exhibition, New York, Kingore Gallery (cat. no. 26)

    1925 Chicago
    possibly exhibited in: Exhibition of Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings by Alexander Archipenko, Chicago, The Arts Club of Chicago, February 9-28, 1925 (cat. no. 18)

    1926 Philadelphia
    Sesquicentennial International Exposition, Philadelphia, May 31–November, 1926 (cat. no. 1421, in Russian Sculpture Section)

    1928 New York
    possibly exhibited in: Archipentura/Archipenko, New York, Anderson Galleries (cat. no. 50)

    1944 New York
    possibly exhibited in: Alexander Archipenko: sculpture, paintings, drawings, 50th one-man show in USA, works from 1909-1944, New York, Nierendorf Galleries, January 18–February 12, 1944 (cat. no. 12)

    1947 Bloomington
    Sculptors' Drawings and Small Sculptures, Bloomington, Art Center Gallery, Indiana University, November 17-December 25, 1947

    1949 Cincinnati
    The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Radford Hope, Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Modern Art Society, October 21–November 22, 1949 (cat. no. 48)

    1958 Bloomington
    The Present-Day Vitality of the Classical Tradition, Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Art Center Gallery, January 6–January 26, 1958 (checklist no. 43)

    1982 Bloomington
    The Hope Collection: Selections from the Twentieth Century, Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Art Museum, October 10–December 23, 1982