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Column of Peace, (1954)

Antoine Pevsner, French, b. Orel, Russia, 1886–1962

Bronze, 53 X 31 3/4 X 19 7/8 IN. (134.6 X 80.5 X 48.6 CM.)

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

Accession Number: 66.4012

Provenance:
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, to 2 September 1962
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 2 September 1962-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, colorplate, fig. 758, p. 511, p. 733

Published References:
[MAILLARD, ROBERT, ed. Dictionary of Modern Sculpture (New York: Tudor, 1960), ill. p. 236]
[SEUPHOR, MICHEL. The Sculpture of This Century (New York: Braziller, 1960), ill. p. 69]
[PEISSI, PIERRE, and CAROLA GIEDION-WELCKER. Antoine Pevsner, trans. Haakon Chevalier, (Neuchatel, Switzerland: Editions du Griffon, 1961), no. 112 (addenda)]
[ESTEROW, MILTON. "1,000 Inspect Huge Hirshhorn Art Collection at Greenwich Benefit, " The New York Times (15 September 1965) ill. p. 49]
LERNER, ABRAM. An Introduction to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), no. 90
MERILLAT, HERBERT CHRISTIAN. Modern Sculpture: The New Old Masters (New York: Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1974), no. 60
BANKS, JAMES A. "Should Integration Be a Societal Goal in a Pluralistic Nation," in Controversial Issues in the Social Studies: A Contemporary Perspective (Washington, DC: National Council for the Social Studies, 1975), ill. p. 196
HANHISALO, JUDITH EVANS. Enjoying Art (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1983), fig. 115, p. 161

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