Standing Female Nude

(c. 1909)

Elie Nadelman, American, b. Warsaw, Poland, 1882–1946

Ink and pencil on paper, 22 x 9 in. (55.9 x 22.8 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.3760

Provenance:
Mrs. Elie Nadelman, New York
Edwin Hewitt Gallery, New York, to 17 April 1957
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 17 April 1957-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshrhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
EDWIN HEWITT GALLERY, New York. "Elie Nadelman 1882-1946," 16 April-18 May 1957.
FORUM GALLERY, New York. "Sculptors' Drawings from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," no. 36. Tour: JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER, Washington, DC, 15 May-15 June 1963.
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS, New York (organizer). "Sculptors' Drawings from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," no. 42. Tour: DUKE UNIVERSITY, Durham, 6-27 October 1963; NEW BRITAIN MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Connecticut, 10 November-1 December; KRANNERT ART MUSEUM, University of Illinois, Urbana, 19 January-9 February 1964; LAGUNA GLORIA ART MUSEUM, Austin, 23 February-15 March; LYTTON CENTER OF THE VISUAL ARTS, Hollywood, California, 29 March-15 July; DES MOINES ART CENTER, 2-23 October.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
WHITNEY MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, New York [organizer]. "The Sculpture and Drawings of Elie Nadelman," 23 September-30 November 1975, no. 114, ill. p. 106. Tour: HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 18 December-15 February 1976.
FRED L. EMERSON GALLERY, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York. "Nadelman as Guide: Elie Nadelman Sculpture, Works on Paper," 15 September-4 November 1984, no. 13.
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York. "Elie Nadelman: Sculptor of Modern Life," 3 April-20 July 2003, cat.

Published References:
NADELMAN, ELIE. Vers l'unite plastique (Paris: 1914), ill. republished as Vers la beaute plastique (New York: E. Weyhe, 1921), ill. 17.
GETLEIN, FRANK. "Art and Artists: Jewish Center," Washington, DC. Evening Star (19 May 1963).
KIRSTEIN, LINCOLN. Elie Nadelman Drawings (New York: Bittner, 1949), reprint (New York, Hacker, 1970), no. 20, ill, 20.
_________. Elie Nadelman (New York: Eakins, 1973), no. 46.
SPEAR, ATHENA TACHA. "The Multiple Styles of Elie Nadelman: Drawings and Figure Sculptures ca. 1905-12," Allen Memorial Art Museum Bulletin 31/1 (Oberlin, Ohio: 1973-1974), p. 54, ill. 26, p. 55.
LERNER, ABRAM. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 727, ill. 146.
MILLER, SANDA. Constantin Brancusi: A Survey of His Work (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995), no. 103, ill. p. 146.
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