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Nurse

An abstracted female figure holding a book at her side.

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

About 1940, sold by William Edmondson to the original owner; [n.d.] sold to Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN; [n.d.] sold to Carl Hammer Gallery; [n.d.] sold to private collector, New York; by 1996, sold to Janet Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; 1996, to Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York; 1996, sold by Michael Rosenfeld Gallery to John Axelrod, Boston; 2011, sold by Axelrod to the MFA. (Accession date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection—Frank B. Bemis Fund, Charles H. Bayley Fund, and The Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection

about 1940

Object Place

Nashville, Tennessee

Dimensions

Overall: 29.2 x 7 x 17.1 cm (11 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1811

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture