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Guitar, 1928

Henri Laurens, French, b. Paris, 1885–1954

Terra-cotta and paint, 12 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 3/4 in. (31.8 x 44.4 x 2.0 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.2911

The Artist
Galerie Simon, Paris, c. 1928 (acquired from Artist)
Buchholz Gallery, New York, 1947-49
G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, 1960-61
Harold Diamond, New York, to 8 January 1963
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 8 January 1963-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
BUCHHOLZ GALLERY, New York. "Henri Laurens: Stone, Bronze, Terracotta," 29 September-18 October 1947, no. 21.
BUCHHOLZ GALLERY, New York. "Sculpture," 26 September-14 October 1949, no. 20.
KUNSTHAUS, Zurich. "Thompson Collection," 15 October-27 November 1960, no. 296. TOUR: KUNSTMUSEUM, Dusseldorf, 14 December 1960-29 January 1961, "Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, U. S. A."; GEMEENTEMUSEUM, The Hague, 17 February-19 April 1961, "Collectie Thompson vit Pittsburgh,"; GALLERIA CIVICA D'ARTE MODERNA, Turin, October-November 1961, "Collezione G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, U. S. A."
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Variations on a Musical Theme: Selections from the Museum Collection," 22 July 1982-5 September 1982, Music checklist, p. 3.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection