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Self-Portrait with Model at Bergamo, (1942/probably cast 1948-1961)

Giacomo Manzu, Italian, b. Bergamo, 1908–1991

Bronze, 52 1/4 x 38 5/8 x 10 1/8 in. (132.7 x 98.1 x 25.7 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.3293

Provenance:
The Artist to 1960
World House Galleries, New York, 1960-20 March 1962 (acquired from the Artist)
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 20 March 1962-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
WORLD HOUSE GALLERIES, New York. "Giacomo Manzu," 5 April-7 May 1960, cover ill.
WORLD HOUSE GALLERIES, New York. "Sculpture: Daumier to Picasso," 20 February-17 March 1962, no. 40.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection" 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 253, ill. p. 133.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 455.

Published References:
LONGREN, LILLIAN. "Reviews and Previews: Giacomo Manzu," Art News 59 (May 1960), p. 13.
MELLOW, JAMES R. "In the Galleries: Giacomo Manzu," Arts 34 (May 1960), p. 57, ill.
REWALD, JOHN. "Giacomo Manzu" (Greenwich, Connecticut: New York Graphic Society, 1966), p. 75.
GOODE, JAMES M. "Outdoor Sculpture-Washington's Overlooked Monuments," Historic Preservation 25 (January-March 1973), ill. p. 6.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 717, ill. p. 455.
ELSEN, ALBERT E. Modern European Sculpture: unknown beings and other realities (New York: G. Braziller, 1979), fig. 105, pp. 104-105.
UNSIGNED. "Hommage a Manzu," XXe Siecle, no. 58 (January 1984), pp. 52-53. ill.
BOREL, FRANCE. Le Modele ou l'artiste seduit (Geneve: A. Skira, 1990), ill.
MCALLISTER, JANE, ed. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with Harry N. Abrams, 1996), p. 63, ill.
PATERSON, JIM. "Stop and See the Sculpture," Washington Post Weekend (15 August 1997), p. 7.
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum in association with Thames and Hudson, 1998), no. 14, p. 47, ill.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden