Mask of a Woman

(c. 1893-1895/cast by 1933?)

Paul Gauguin, French, b. Paris,1848–1903

Bronze, 14 3/4 X 9 X 4 1/4 IN. (37.5 X 22.8 X 10.8 CM.)

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

Accession Number: 66.2010

Provenance:
[Ambroise Vollard, Paris]
[Edouard Jonas, Paris]
Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, New York, to 14 April 1959
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 14 April 1959-17 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. 164.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, p. 694, ill. 100, p. 79.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. "Art: The Hirshhorn Approach," Time (5 October 1962), p. 77.
GRAY, CHRISTOPHER. Sculpture and Ceramics of Paul Gauguin (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1963), p. 244, no. 112.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 694, ill. 100 p. 79.
LYNES, RUSSELL. "Modern Art Arrives on the Mall in a New Museum and Sculpture Garden," Smithsonian 5/9 (December 1974), p. 41.
SOTHEBY'S ARCADE AUCTIONS. "Modern and Contemporary Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture," sale catalogue (late 1980s), lot 32.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection