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LIPCHITZ, Ossip/Jacques

Druskieniki, Lithuania 1891 - Capri, Italy 1973

Enlèvement d'Europe, II

Rape of Europa, II

1938, cast by 1956

bronze

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): 15 14 X 23 34 X 12 58 in.

Acc. No.: 66.3093

Credit Line: Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Photo credit: 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden


Provenance

  • To 9 February 1957, New York, Fine Arts Associates
  • 9 February 1957-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1958 Genauer
    EMILY GENAUER, "Top Art Loans at the Whitney", New York Herald Tribune, 4 May 1958, ill. p. 9
  • 1959 Broner
    ROBERT BRONER, "Keen, Perceptive Show of Sculpture", Detroit Times, 3 May 1959
  • 1959 Fish
    MARGARET FISH, "Moderns' Diversity Dominates Great Sculpture Show", Milwaukee Sentinal, 27 September 1959
  • 1974 Lerner
    ABRAM LERNER et al., The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, New York, Abrams, 1974, p. 714, fig. 481, p. 340, p. 714
  • 1983 Hanhisalo
    JUDITH EVANS HANHISALO, Enjoying Art, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1983, ill. 83, p. 131
  • 1984 Unsigned
    UNSIGNED, "A Reconciliation of Myth and Rationality", National Endowment for the Humanities 5/1, February 1984, p. 6, ill.
  • 1996 Wilkinson
    ALAN G. WILKINSON, The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz: A Catalogue Raisonne vol. 1, London ; New York, Thames and Hudson, 1996, no. 343, ill. pp. 111, 225

Exhibitions

  • Museum's website, 2010

    1957 New York
    Paintings Watercolors Sculpture, New York, FINE ART ASSOCIATES, 18 December 1956-1 January 1957, no. 16, ill.

    1958 New York
    The Museum and Its Friends, New York, WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, 30 April-15 June 1958, no. 103

    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. 123

    1962-1963 New York
    Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, New York, SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 244, ill. p. 100

    1974-1975 Washington
    Inaugural Exhibition, Washington, DC., Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 1 October 1974-15 September 1975, fig. 481, p. 340, p. 714

    1977-1978 Washington
    The Animal in Art: Selections from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC., Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 17 November 1977-15 January 1978, no. 36, ill. p. 7

    1982 Montgomery
    Animals in Art: A Loan Exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution, MONTGOMERY MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 1 January-31 March 1982, checklist, no. 24

    1983 College Park
    Sculptors' Drawing, University of Maryland College Park, ART GALLERY, 15 January-15 March 1983

    1985 Cambridge
    Jacques Lipchitz: Sculptor and Collector, Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ALBERT AND VERA LIST VISUAL ARTS CENTER, SCULPTURE ARCHIVES GALLERY, 1 March-9 June 1985, no. 8, ill.

    1986 Rockville
    Between the Wars: Jewish Artists Striving Toward an American Idiom, Rockville, MD, JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER, 5 January-23 February 1986

    1989 Annapolis
    Image and Word, Annapolis, MD, St. John's College, ELIZABETH MYERS MITCHELL GALLERY, 17 September-31 October 1989, brochure, ill.

    1995 Shiga/Tokyo/Iwaki City/Takamatsu City
    The Human Figure Interpreted: Modern Sculpture from the Hirshhorn Museum, Shiga, MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 1 July-6 August 1995; Tokyo, ODAKYU MUSEUM, 9 August-28 August 1995; IWAKI CITY ART MUSEUM, 23 September-5 November 1995; TAKAMATSU CITY MUSEUM OF ART, 10 November-10 December 1995, p. 52, ill. p. 53; separate catalogue for Japan, no. 41, ill. p. 90

    1997-1998 New York/Chicago
    Assignment Rescue: The Story of Varian Fry and the Emergency Rescue Committee, Organized by Washington, DC, UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM, New York, JEWISH MUSEUM, 23 November 1997-29 March 1998; Field Museum, Chicago, April-September 1998