French Sculpture Census

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RICHIER, Germaine
Grans, Bouches-du-Rhône 1902 - Montpellier, Hérault 1959

Cheval à six têtes
Six-Headed Horse

1953?
plaster over string and wire

equestrian statue(tte)
14 x 14 7/8 x 7

Acc. No. : formerly 421.1960
Credit Line : Deaccessioned by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2012

formerly New York, New York, The Museum of Modern Art

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Provenance

  • 1960, Gift of Mrs. Katharine Kuh to the Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Deaccessioned by the Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • 2012, May 29, Sold through Sotheby's in Paris

Bibliography

  • 1961 NY MoMA Bulletin
    The Museum of Modern Art Bulletin, vol. 28, nos. 2-4, 1961, repr. p. 22
  • 1967 NY MoMA Barr
    Alfred H. Barr, Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, 1929-1967, New York, 1967, ill. 294
  • 1977 NY MoMA Legg
    Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, with Selected Works on Paper. Catalogue of the Collection, January 1, 1977, Edited by Alicia Legg, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 1977, p. 80