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BONNARD, Pierre

Fontenay-aux-Roses, Hauts-de-Seine 1867 - Le Cannet, Alpes-Maritimes 1947

Femme nue debout, bras levés derrière la tête, s'épongeant la nuque

Girl bathing ou Standing Female Nude, Arms Raised behind her Head, Sponging her Neck

1900-1906

bronze

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 10 34 x 5 x 4 14 in.

Acc. No.: 66.571 et S315

Credit Line: Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Photo credit: 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • [Paris, Ambroise Vollard]
  • 1923-1944, Paris, Félix Féneon
  • [1944-1955?, Paris, Féneon estate]
  • Late 1955-9 November 1957, New York, Peridot Gallery
  • 9 November 1957-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website
  • 1964 Read
    Herbert Read, A Concise History of Modern Sculpture, New York, Praeger, 1964, p. 30, no. 18, ill. p. 28
  • 1967 Marchiori
    Giuseppe Marchiori, "La scultura in Europa tra la due guerre", L'Arte Moderna 10/88, Milan, 1967, ill. p. 274
  • 1971 Sontag
    Raymond J. Sontag, A Broken World 1919-1939, New York, Harper & Row, 1971, ill. 21
  • 1974 Lerner
    Abram Lerner et. al., The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1974, fig. 137, pp. 110, 667
  • 2006 Pingeot
    Anne Pingeot, Bonnard sculpteur. Catalogue raisonné, Paris, Musée d'Orsay/Nicolas Chaudun, 2006, p. 100-107 (Femme nue debout, bras levés derrière la tête, s'épongeant la nuque )

Exhibitions

  • Museum's website

    1959-1960 Detroit/Milwaukee/Kansas City/Houston/Los Angeles/San Francisco/Colorado Springs/Toronto
    Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn, Detroit Insititue of Arts, 5 May-23 August 1959; Milwaukee Art Center, 10 September-11 October 1959; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, 25 October-6 December 1959; Missouri, Kansas City, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, 20 December 1959-31 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, Colorado, 24 July-4 September 1960; Art Gallery of Toronto, 30 September-31 October 1960, no. 57

    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. 34, ill. p. 91

    1974-1975 Washington
    Inaugural Exhibition, Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1 October 1974-15 September 1975, fig. 137, pp. 110, 667