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Composition, (1943)

Isamu Noguchi, American, b. Los Angeles, California, 1904–1988

Slate, 8 7/8 X 9 3/8 X 8 IN. (22.3 X 23.7 X 20.1 CM.) WT. 5 LB. (2.3 KG.)

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

Accession Number: 66.3865

Provenance:
Hans Knoll
Harold Diamond, New York, to 1 November 1962
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 1 November 1962-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Direct Carving in Modern Sculpture: Selections from the Museum's Collection, 6 October-27 November 1983, no. 32.
ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Washington, DC. "Isamu Noguchi and Modern Japanese Ceramics," 4 May - 7 September 2003. TOUR: JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM, Los Angeles, CA, February - 30 May 2004.

Published References:
GROVE, NANCY, and DIANE BOTNICK. The Sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, 1924-1979: A Catalogue. (New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1980): no. 183, p. 32.
LIEBSON, MILT. Direct Stone Sculpture: A Guide to Technique and Creativity (West Chester, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing, 1991): ill. p. 45.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection