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Reader II, (1919)

Jacques Lipchitz, American, b. Druskieniki, Lithuania, 1891–1973

Bronze, 30 1/4 × 10 3/8 × 10 1/2 in. (76.7 × 26.4 × 26.7 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.3092

Fine Arts Associates, New York, to 9 October 1956
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 9 October 1956-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS. "Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn," 5 May-23 August 1959, no. 122, ill. p. 57. TOUR: MILWAUKEE ART CENTER, 10 September-11 October; WALKER ART CENTER, Minneapolis, 25 October-6 December; WILLIAM ROCKHILL NELSON GALLERY OF ART, Kansas City, Missouri, 20 December-31 January 1960; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Houston, 1-27 March; LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY, SCIENCE AND ART, 11 April-15 May; M. H. DE YOUNG MEMORIAL MUSEUM, San Francisco, 29 May-10 July; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER, Colorado, 24 July-4 September; ART GALLERY OF TORONTO, 30 September-31 October.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 239, ill. p. 69.
ART GALLERIES, University of California at Los Angeles. "Jacques Lipchitz: A Retrospective Selected by the Artist," 3 March-10 April 1963, no. 28, ill. TOUR: SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF ART, 23 April-1 June; DENVER ART MUSEUM, 20 June-31 July; FORT WORTH ART CENTER MUSEUM, Texas, October; WALKER ART CENTER, Minneapolis, 18 November-18 January 1964; DES MOINES ART CENTER, Iowa, 1 February-7 March; PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART, 1 April-31 May.
J.B. SPEED ART MUSEUM, Louisville, Kentucky. "The Figure in Sculpture: 1865-1965," 15 October-28 November 1965, no. 13, ill.
Hampshire. "Sculpture in Our Century: Selections from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 25 May-9 July 1967, no. 33, ill. p. 25.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Washington, DC. Extended loan, 1972-1973.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.

Published References:
CRAWFORD, LENORE. "'Sculpture in Our Time' at Detroit Shows Development of Past 75 Years," London Free Press (Ontario, 20 June 1959).
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 714, ill. 260.
PARK, EDWARDS. Treasures of the Smithsonian (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books; New York, NY: Trade distribution by Abrams, 1983), ill.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection