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LA FRESNAYE, Roger de

Le Mans, Sarthe 1885 - Gras, Ardèche 1925

Jeune fille italienne

The Italian Girl

1911-1912, cast c. 1948-1950

bronze

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 23 58 x 12 58 x 7 14 in.

Acc. No.: 66.2865

Credit Line: Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Photo credit: 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

© Artist:


Provenance

  • By July 1950, France, Mr. de Mire (artist's son-in-law) and Mr. Broder,
  • 1950, Paris, Galerie (Aimé) Maeght
  • By February 1951-21 October 1958, New York,
  • M. Knoedler (Inventory no. A-4471)
  • 21 October 1958-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1951 S[ECKLER]
    D.[OROTHY] S.[ECKLER], "Reviews and Previews: Roger de la Fresnay", Art News 49/10, February 1951, p. 46
  • 1959 Schwartz
    MARVIN D. SCHWARTZ, "News and Views from New York", Apollo 70, September 1959, p. 62
  • 1962 Geldzahler
    HENRY GELDZAHLER, "Taste for Modern Sculpture: The Hirshhorn Collection", Art News 61, October 1962, ill. p. 30
  • 1964 Read
    HERBERT READ, A Concise History of Modern Sculpture, New York, Praeger, 1964, fig. 69, p. 292, ill. p. 72
  • 1974 Lerner
    ABRAM LERNER et al., The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, New York, Abrams, 1974, p. 710, fig. 165, p. 127
  • 1975 Courthion
    PIERRE COURTHION, "Le Plus Grand Musee de Sculpture du Monde: La Collection Hirshhorn", XXe Siecle 45, December 1975, p. 31

Exhibitions

  • Museum's website, 2010

    1951 New York
    Roger de La Fresnaye, New York, M. KNOEDLER, 5-24 February 1951, no. 4

    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. 112, ill. p. 51

    1961-1962 New York/Waltham/Allentown/Muskegon/Chapel Hill/Kalamazoo
    Cubist Sculpture, Organized by American Federation of Arts, New York, OTTO GERSON GALLERY, 12-30 September 1961, Waltham, Brandeis University, ROSE ART MUSEUM, 10-30 October 1961; ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM, 15 November-14 December 1961; Muskegon, HACKLEY ART GALLERY, 1-22 January 1962; Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina, WILLIAM HAYES-ACKLAND MEMORIAL ART CENTER, 5-26 February 1962; KALAMAZOO INSTITUTE OF ARTS, 13 April-4 May, no. 3

    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. 159, ill. p. 88

    1964 New York
    Albert Gleizes and the Section d'Or, New York, LEONARD HUTTON GALLERY, 28 October-5 December 1964, no. 25

    1965 Houston
    The Heroic Years: Paris 1908-1914, Houston, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 20 October-8 December 1965

    1970-1971 Los Angeles/New York
    The Cubist Epoch, LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, 15 December 1970-21 February 1971; New York, METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, 7 April-7 June 1971, no. 155, pp. 134, 236, ill. p. 237

    1974-1975 Washington
    Inaugural Exhibition, Washington, DC., Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 1 October 1974-15 September 1975, fig. 165, p. 127, p. 710

    1987 Winnipeg
    1912: The Break-up of Tradition, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, WINNIPEG ART GALLERY, 7 August-4 October 1987, ill. p. 85