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LIPCHITZ, Ossip/Jacques

Druskieniki, Lithuania 1891 - Capri, Italy 1973

Joie d'Orphée

Joy of Orpheus

1945, cast by 1957

bronze

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 18 38 x 10 x 7 14; weight: 28lb

Acc. No.: 66.3095

Credit Line: Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Photo credit: 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden


Provenance

  • To 12 January 1958, New York, Harold Diamond
  • 12 January 1958-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1959 Unsigned
    Unsigned, Milwaukee Sentinel, 27 September 1959, p. D5
  • 1960 Unsigned
    Unsigned, The Globe Magazine Toronto, 24 September 1960, p. 12, ill.
  • 1977 Thurston
    LAURA THURSTON, "In Praise of Immigrant Artists," America Illustrated 248, July 1977, ill. p. 29
  • 1991 Bernstock
    JUDITH E. BERNSTOCK, Under the Spell of Orpheus, Carbondale and Edwardsville, Southern University Press, 1991, pp. 40, 153-55, 167, no. 20, p. 91

Exhibitions

  • Museum's website, 2010

    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. 124, p. 58

    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. 243, ill. p. 100

    1967 Hanover
    Sculpture in Our Century: Selections from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, Hanover, NH, DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, HOPKINS CENTER ART GALLERIES, 5 May-9 July 1967, no. 31, ill. p. 37

    1976 Washington
    The Golden Door: Artist-Immigrants of America, 1876-1976, Washington, DC., Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 20 May-20 October 1976, no. 169, ill. p. 347

    1983 Washington
    Jewish Life in America: Fulfilling the American Dream, Washington, DC., MERIDIAN HOUSE INTERNATIONAL, 13 June-19 August 1983

    1984-1985 Oklahoma City
    Sculptures from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA MUSEUM OF ART, 9 August 1984-9 August 1985

    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. 11, ill.

    1985-1986 Dallas/Amarillo
    Classical Myth in Western Art: Ancient through Modern, Dallas, MEADOWs MUSEUM AND GALLERY, 1 November-22 December 1985, AMARILLO ART CENTER, 12 January-2 March 1986, no. 28, p. 88, ill. p. 89

    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, 9-27 August 1995; IWAKI CITY ART MUSEUM, 23 September-5 November 1995; TAKAMATSU CITY MUSEUM OF ART, 10 November-10 December 1995, no. 42, ill. p. 91