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LIPCHITZ, Ossip/Jacques

Druskieniki, Lithuania 1891 - Capri, Italy 1973

Le Lecteur

The Reader

1919

bronze

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 30 18 x 9 x 10 14 in.

signed on base rear: J. Lipchitz, Sept., 1919

Acc. No.: 1955.826

Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel A. Marx through the Maymar Corporation, 1955.826

Photo credit: ph. Art Institute of Chicago


Provenance

  • 1955, November 4, Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Marx, purchased directly from the artist [shipping order, November 4, 1955 and letter November 18, 1955 from P. Lukens in curatorial file]
  • 1955, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel A. Marx through the Maymar Corporation

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, September 3, 2013
  • 1996-2000 Wilkinson
    Alan G. Wilkinson, The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz: A Catalogue Raisonné (London, 1996–2000), vol. 1, p. 53, fig. 97

Exhibitions

  • 1955 Chicago
    An Exhibition of Cubism on the Occasion of the Fortieth Anniversary of The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, The Arts Club, October 3–November 4, 1955, no. 50, as Liseuse