Seated Nude

(1912/cast c. 1955-1959)

Manolo, Spanish, b. Barcelona, 1872–1945

Bronze, 13 x 13 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (32.9 x 34.8 x 7.0 cm) WT: 9 LB. (4.1 KG.)

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

Accession Number: 66.3242

Provenance:
Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris (? - see curatorial remarks)
Galerie Simon, Paris (? - see curatorial remarks)
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, to 7 June 1963
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 1963-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
GALERIE LOUISE LEIRIS, Paris. "Manuel Martinez Hugue dit Manolo: Sculptures, Gouaches, Dessins," 17 May-17 June 1961, no. 21, ill.
ROBERT SCHOELKOPF GALLERY, New York. "Manolo," December 1964, no. 4(?).
GREENVILLE COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, Greenville, SC, Modern Sculptors and Their Drawings: Selected Works from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 30 November 1977 - 22 January 1978. TOUR: COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART, Columbia, SC, 5 February - 19 March 1978; GIBBES ART GALLERY, Charleston, SC, 4 April - 14 May 1978, catalog p. 36.
COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART, Ohio. 20th Century Sculptors and Their Drawings: Selections from the HMSG, 23 June - 19 August 1979. TOUR: COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ARTS AND SCIENCE, Georgia, 22 September - 10 November 1979; FLINT INSITUTE OF ARTS, Michigan, 15 December - 3 February 1979; SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS, Palm Beach, FL, 23 February - 13 April 1980; extended to Montana and Alaska through 23 September 1980, catalog no. 30.
OKLAHOMA MUSEUM OF ART, Oklahoma City, OK. Sculptures from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 9 August 1984 - 9 August 1985.
WINNIPEG ART GALLERY, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 1912: The Break-up of Tradition, 6 August - 4 October 1987, p. 149 ill.
MUSEU D'ART MODERN, Barcelona. Manolo Hugue, 15 February-15 April 1990, p. 149, ill.
MUSEE D'ORSAY, Paris, France. "Oublier Rodin: La Sculpture en France, 1905-1914" 9 March 2009 - 31 May 2009. TOUR: FUNDACION CULTURAL MAPFRE, Madrid, Spain, 23 June 2009 - 4 September 2009.

Published References:
PIA, PASCAL. Manolo, Sculpteurs Nouveaux, Paris: Librarie Gallimard, 1930, p. 3, ill.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection