Seated Nude

(1912, carved 1913)

Manolo, Spanish, b. Barcelona, 1872–1945

Stone relief on wood base, 16 1/8 x 18 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. (41.0 x 46.6 x 12.1 cm.) incl. wood base: 2 x 18 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. (4.9 x 46.6 x 12.1 cm.)

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

Accession Number: 66.3244

Provenance:
Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris (artist's dealer)
Galerie Simon, Paris (formerly Galerie Kahnweiler)
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (formerly Galerie Simon)
James Goodman Gallery, Buffalo, New York, to 15 September 1964 (acquired from Galerie Louise Leiris)
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 15 September 1964-17 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. 27, ill.
MUSEUM AM OSTWALL DORTMUND, Germany. "Manolo: Plastik und Zeichnungen," 5 April-5 May 1963, no. 11, ill.
JAMES GOODMAN GALLERY, Buffalo, New York. "Manolo," 11 October-14 November 1964, no. 6, ill.
ROBERT SCHOELKOPF GALLERY, New York. "Manolo," December 1964, no. 6, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART, Cleveland, Ohio. "Barcelona and Modernity: Gaudi to Dali," 5 October 2006 - 7 January 2007.

Published References:
CAMPBELL, LAWRENCE. "Review of Schoelkopf Exhibition," Art News 63/8 (December 1964), p. 17.
BARNITZ, JACQUELINE. "In the Galleries: Manolo," Arts 39 (January 1965), p. 54.
BLANCH, MONTSERRAT. Manolo (Barcelona: Ediciones Poligrafa, 1972), pp. 37, 297, ill. p. 37.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), ill. 171.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection