Concarneau, Finistère 1890 - Cape Neddick, near Ogunquit, Maine, United States 1970

Tête (Abstraction)

Head (Abstraction)


carved mahogany wood


Dimensions (HxWxD): 15 x 8 x 6 in.

verso, incised on base lower left: LAURENT

Acc. No.: 1989.7

Credit Line: Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas

Photo credit: Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas


  • until 1972, estate of the artist
  • New York, NY, Kraushaar Galleries
  • 1972-1989, New York, NY, Sue and David Workman
  • New York, NY, Kraushaar Galleries
  • 1989, Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum


  • 2012 Fahlman
    Betsy Fahlman, Kraushaar Galleries: Celebrating 125 Years. New York: Kraushaar Galleries, 2010


  • 1946 New York
    Pioneers of Modern Art in America, New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, April 9-May 19, 1946

    1961 Bloomington
    Laurent: Fifty Years of Sculpture, Bloomington, Indiana University, February 1-28, 1961

    1963-1964 New York and 5 other venues
    The Decade of the Armory Show, New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; traveled to St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis; Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago; and Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, February 27, 1963-February 23, 1964

    1969 Portland
    Robert Laurent, John Laurent: Sculpture and Painting, Portland (Maine) Museum of Art, October 21-November 30, 1969

    1972 New York
    Laurent Memorial Exhibition, New York, Kraushaar Galleries, January 3-22, 1972

    1972-1973 Durham/Greensboro/Wilmington/Indianapolis
    The Robert Laurent Memorial Exhibition, Durham, University of New Hampshire; traveled to Greensboro, Weatherspoon Art Gallery; Wilmington, Delaware Art Museum; and Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1972-1973

    1975 Wilmington
    Avant-Garde Painting and Sculpture in America, 1910-1925, Wilmington, Delaware Art Museum, April 4-May 18, 1975

    1989 Providence
    Over Here: Modernism, the First Exile, 1914-1919, Providence, Brown University David Winton Bell Gallery, April 15-May 29, 1989

    1995 Wichita/Los Angeles/Montgomery
    The Figure in American Sculpture: A Question of Modernity, Wichita, Wichita Art Museum; traveled to Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Montgomery, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, February 23, 1995-?, 1996

    1996 Fort Worth
    The Inner Spirit: Art of the American Avant-Garde, 1907-1920, Fort Worth, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, February 17-April 14, 1996

    2013 Fort Worth
    We the People: Picturing American Identity, Fort Worth, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, June 15-September 8, 2013