French Sculpture Census

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

Panneau-relief
Sculpture Picture, relief

1956
welded iron

relief
30 1/8 x 39 3/4 x 8; weight: 48 lbs.

Acc. No. : formerly/autrefois 114.1960
Credit Line : Deaccessioned by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2012

formerly/autrefois New York, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Provenance

  • 1960, Gift of G. David Thompson to the Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Deaccessionned 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, p. 32
  • 1967 NY MoMA Barr
    Alfred H. Barr, Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, 1929-1967, New York, 1967, ill. 377
  • 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