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Bather, (1915/cast 1950s)

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

Bronze, 33 3/4 X 7 3/4 X 5 3/4 IN. (85.7 X 19.6 X 14.6 CM.) INCL. BASE H: 2 1/2 IN. (6.2 CM.)

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

Accession Number: 66.3099

Provenance:
Otto Gerson Gallery, New York, to 11 April 1961
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 11 April 1961-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 238, ill. p. 69.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "The Planar Dimension: Europe, 1912-1932," 9 March-6 May 1979, no. 14, ill. pp. 48-49.
ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO, Canada. "Jacques Lipchitz: A retrospective," 15 December 1989-11 March 1990, no. 10, p. 68, ill. p. 69. (Did not tour.)
MUSEO NACIONAL CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFIA, Madrid, Spain. "Jacques Lipchitz," 20 May-9 September 1997, ill. p. 86. TOUR: IVAM CENTRO JULIO GONZALEZ, Valencia, Spain, 18 September-30 November.
MUSEUM LUDWIG, Cologne, Germany. "Art Worlds in Dialogue," 5 November 1999-19 March 2000.

Published References:
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. Cubist Sculpture (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden), permanent exhibition brochure, ill.
HAMILTON, GEORGE HEARD. Painting and Sculpture in Europe: 1880-1940 (Baltimore: Penguin, 1967), pl. 103A.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 714, ill. 261.
WILKINSON, ALAN G. The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz: A Catalogue Raisonne vol. 1 (London ; New York: Thames and Hudson, 1996), no. 24, ill. pp. 41, 214.
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection