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Stylized figure on squared black base. A circular lower section with projecting leg surmounted by rectangular section with angled side rising to a canopy which forms the shoulders. Concave oblong section forms the head. Blue-green patina.

Inscription

signed and dated, Archipenko 1913

Marks

no marks

Provenance

By 1959, Perls Galleries, New York [see note 1]; Early 1960s, Perls Galleries sold to Susan Morse Hilles, Boston [see note 2]; 1992, gift of Susan Morse Hilles (Accession date: May 26, 1992). NOTES: [1] Published as no. 6 in Perls Galleries' exhibition catalogue, "Alexander Archipenko Bronzes," 1959. [2] According to MFA curatorial file.

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Morse Hilles

Copyright

© Estate of Alexander Archipenko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

1913

Dimensions

49.2 x 21 x 15.2 cm (19 3/8 x 8 1/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

1992.243

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze with blue and green patination

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture