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Classical Figure, (c. 1909-1910)

Elie Nadelman, American, b. Warsaw, Poland, 1882–1946

Marble, 34 5/8 x 13 1/2 x 15 IN. (87.9 x 34.3 x 37.9 CM.)

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

Accession Number: 66.3784

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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection