Untitled (Aviary with Yellow Birds)

(c. 1948)

Joseph Cornell, American, b. Nyack, New York, 1903–1972

Wood, cork, paint, and cardboard in glass-fronted wood box, 21 1/8 × 15 × 6 3/8 in. (53.7 × 38.2 × 16.3 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift in honor of James T. Demetrion, Director, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1984-2001, by Robert and Aimee Lehrman, 2013

Accession Number: 13.7

Provenance:
Robert Lehrman, Washington, DC, to 6 November 2013
Gift in honor of James T. Demetrion, Director, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1984-2001, by Robert and Aimee Lehrman, 2013

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection," 16 October 2014-24 April 2016, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Marvelous Objects: Surrealist Sculpture from Paris to New York," 29 October 2015-15 February 2016, p. 184.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (American)