French Sculpture Census

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LAURENS, Henri
Paris 1885 - Paris 1954

Femme couchée
Reclining Woman

1927
albâtre

statuette
16.1 x 32.4 x 9.5

N° d'inv. : 66.2904
Credit Line : Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution

www.hirshhorn.si.edu

Historique

  • jusqu'en 1927, l'artiste
  • 1927-au moins 1932, Galerie Simon (acquis auprès de l'artiste, facture #7532)
  • By 1947-25 septembre 1954, New York, Curt Valentin Gallery (facture #1158) (acquis auprès de la Galerie Simon)
  • 25 septembre 1954-17 mai 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, don de Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliographie

  • Museum's website, 2009
  • 1929 Westheim
    PAUL WESTHEIM, "Enquete sur la sculpture moderne en Allemagne et en France", Cahiers d'Art 4/4, May 1929, ill. p. 143
  • 1932 Moussinac
    LéON MOUSSINAC, "Henri Laurens", Art et Décoration 61, May 1932, ill. p. 142 (as from Galerie Simon)
  • 1946 Limbour
    GEORGES LIMBOUR, "Laurens et les sphinx", Le Point 33, July 1946, ill. p. 19
  • 1956 Martinelli
    VALENTINO MARTINELLI, "Modigliani et Laurens", Scritti di Storia dell'Arte in Onore di Lionello Venturi, Rome, De Luca, 1956, 2, pp. 211-12, ill. p. 209
  • 1958 Saarinen
    ALINE B. SAARINEN, The Proud Possessors, New York, Random House, 1958, ill. following p. 200
  • 1974 Lerner
    ABRAM LERNER et al., The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, New York, Abrams, 1974, p. 711, ill. 25
  • See file for further information.

Exposition

  • Museum's website, 2009
  • 1947 New York
    Henri Laurens: Stone, Bronze, Terracotta, New york, BUCHHOLZ GALLERY, 29 September-18 October 1947, no. 19
  • 1952 New York
    Henri Laurens, New York, CURT VALENTIN GALLERY, 12 May-7 June 1952, no. 6, ill
  • 1956 New York
    Old Master of the XX Century, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT NEW PALTZ, 15 April-13 May 1956
  • 1959-1960 Detroit/Milwaukee/Minneapolis/Kansas City/Houston/Los Angeles/San Francisco/Colorado Springs/Toronto
    Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn, DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS, 5 May-23 August 1959; MILWAUKEE ART CENTER, 10 September-11 October 1959; Minneapolis, WALKER ART CENTER, 25 October-6 December 1959; Kansas City, WILLIAM ROCKHILL NELSON GALLERY OF ART, 20 December-31 January 1960; Houston, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 1-27 March 1960; LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY, SCIENCE AND ART, 11 April-15 May 1960; San Francisco, M. H. DE YOUNG MEMORIAL MUSEUM, 29 May-10 July 1960; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER, 24 July-4 September 1960; ART GALLERY OF TORONTO, 30 September-31 October 1960, no. 118, ill. p. 53
  • 1974-1975 Washington
    Inaugural Exhibition, Washington, DC., Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 1 October 1974-15 September 1975
  • 1983 Washington
    Direct Carving in Modern Sculpture: Selections from the Museum's Collection, Washington, DC., Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 6 October-27 November 1983, checklist no. 23
  • 2010-2011 New York/Bilbao
    Chaos & Classicism: Art in France, Italy and Germany, 1918-1936, New York, SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, 1 October 2010-9 January 2011; GUGGENHEIM BILBAO, 2 February-15 May 2011