French Sculpture Census

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CÉSAR, César Baldaccini called,
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône 1921 - Paris 1998

Torse
Torso

1954
welded iron

torso
30 3/8 x 23 3/8 x 27 1/8

Acc. No. : 25.1960
Credit Line : Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund

New York, New York, The Museum of Modern Art

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Provenance

  • 1960, Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, April 5, 2013
  • 1959 Selz
    Peter Selz, New Images of Man, 1959, repr. p. 51
  • 1961 NY MoMA Bulletin
    The Museum of Modern Art Bulletin, vol. 28, nos. 2-4, Summer 1961, repr. p. 31
  • 1967 NY MoMA Barr
    Alfred H. Barr, Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, 1929-1967, New York, 1967, ill. 377
  • 1969 Goldwater
    Robert Goldwater, What is Modern Sculpture?, New York, Museum of Modern Art, 1969, repr. p. 16
  • 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. 22