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Reclining Woman Who Dreams, (1929/cast 1959-60)

Alberto Giacometti, Swiss, b. Borgonovo, 1901–1966

Bronze and paint, 9 1/4 X 16 7/8 X 5 3/4 IN. (23.5 X 42.6 X 14.5 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.2041

Galerie Lawrence (Lawrence Rubin), Paris, late 1959-early 1960, Peridot Gallery, New York, to 24 January 1961, Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 24 January 1961-17 May 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966, [Possibly PERIDOT GALLERY, New York. "Paintings and Sculpture," 19 December 1960-14 January 1961.], SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963., MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Alberto Giacometti," 9 June-12 October 1965, no. 6, ill. p. 35. TOUR: ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, 5 November-12 December 1965; LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, 11 January-20 February 1966; SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF ART, 10 March-24 April., HOPKINS CENTER ART GALLERIES, DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, Hanover, New, Hampshire. "Sculpture in Our Century: Selections from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 25 May-9 July 1967, no. 20, ill. p. 19., M. KNOEDLER, New York. "Space and Dream," 5-29 December 1967., MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Dada, Surrealism and Their Heritage," 27- March-9 June 1968, catalogue by William Rubin, no. 123, p. 234. TOUR: LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, 16 July-8 September 1968; ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, 19 October-8 December 1968., SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Washington, DC. "One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Institution," 26 September 1971-31 January 1972., HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975., CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART. "The Spirit of Surrealism," 3 October-25 November 1979, no. 72, ill. pp. 123, 173., HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966," 15 September-13 November 1988, no. 13, p. 88, ill. p. 89. TOUR: SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 15 December 1988-5 February 1989., NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA, Canberra. "Surrealism: Revolution By Night," 12 March-2 May 1993, colorpl. p. 42, cat. no. 101, p. 320. TOUR: QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY, South Brisbane, 21 May-11 July 1993; ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, Sydney, 30 July-19 September., HIROSHIMA PREFECTURAL ART MUSEUM, Japan. "Alberto Giacometti," 18 February-23 March 1997, no. 9, colorpl. p. 57. TOUR: SHIZUOKA PREFECTURAL MUSEUM, 11 April-25 May; ASHIKAGA MUSEUM OF ART, 7 June-21 July., MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Canada. "Alberto Giacometti," 18 June-18 October 1998., TATE MODERN, London. "Surrealism: Desire Unbound," 20 September 2001-1 January 2002. TOUR: METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, New York, 6 February-12 May 2002., CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "Surrealism and the Object," 30 October 2013-3 March 2014., HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Marvelous Objects: Surrealist Sculpture from Paris to New York," 29 October 2015-15 February 2016, fig. 27, color ill. p. 38; p. 185., GELDZAHLER, HENRY. "Taste for Modern Sculpture: The Hirshhorn Collection," Art News 61/6 (October 1962), p. 56, ill. p. 31., READ, HERBERT. A Concise History of Modern Sculpture (New York: Praeger, 1964), p. 293, no. 140, ill. p. 144., ADREANE, CHRISTOPHER. "Dada and the Surrealists," Christian Science Monitor 60 (27 April 1968), p. 9, ill., BRENSON, MICHAEL. The Early Work of Alberto Giacometti 1925-1935 (Ph.D diss. Johns Hopkins University, 1974), checklist no. 53, p. 234, fig. 26., LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), ill. 401, p. 288, p. 695., WOOTEN, DICK. "Spirit of Surrealism," Cleveland Press (21 September 1979), ill., HAMMACHER, A. M. Phantoms of the Imagination: Fantasy in Art and Literature from Blake to Dali (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1981), no. 319, p. 343., EVANS, TAMARA, ed. Alberto Giacometti and America (New York: City University of New York, 1984), pp. 99, 104, 107., OTTINGER, DIDIER, ed. Dictionnaire de l’objet surréaliste (Éditions Gallimard/Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2013), pp. 131-133, 309.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (European)/Postwar European