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César (who used only his first name), first studied sculpture with a stonecutter who had worked for Rodin. Upon moving to Paris in the 1930s, he became entranced with the untraditional materials-such as scrap iron and wire-that sculptors were beginning to use. One of a series of "compressions"...

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Provenance

1987, gift of Susan W. and Stephen D. Paine to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Susan W. and Stephen D. Paine

Copyright

© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

French, 20th century, 1960

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1987.747a

Medium or Technique

Metal; Steel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture