The Avenger(1914)/cast 1946-1955
Ernst Barlach, German, b. Wedel, 1870–1938
Bronze, 17 1/8 x 23 1/2 x 9 in. (43.5 x 59.7 x 22.9 cm)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number: 66.363
Estate of the Artist, Güstrow
Galerie Alex Vömel, Düsseldorf
Jane Wade, New York, to 16 March 1956
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 16 March 1956-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, German Expressionism