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Sand Fountain, (c. 1955-57)

Joseph Cornell, American, b. Nyack, New York, 1903–1972

Gesso, oil, photomechanical reproductions, sand, mirror glass, drinking glass, and nails in glass-faced wood box, 10 7/8 x 8 x 3 1/2 in. (27.6 x 20.3 x 8.9 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.978

Jh Purchased From Streep, Jon N., New York 1961, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Over, Under, Next: Experiments in Mixed Media, 1913-Present," 18 April-8 September 2013, no cat., 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. 131, color ill. p. 116; p. 185.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (American)