Standing Male Nude

(c. 1909)

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

Ink and pencil on paper mounted to paper, 21 13/16 X 10 3/4 IN. (55.4 X 27.3 CM)

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

Accession Number: 66.3761

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. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
BROOKLYN MUSEUM, New York. "Golden Years of American Drawings 1905-1956," p. 31, ill.
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. 35, ill. 1-20 October 1962; and 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. 41. Tour: DUKE UNIVERSITY, Durham, North Carolina, 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, Texas, 23 February-15 March; LYTTON CENTER OF THE VISUAL ARTS, Hollywood, California, 29 March-15 July; DES MOINES ART CENTER, Iowa, 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. 113, 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, cat. no. 14.
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York. "Elie Nadelman: Sculptor of Modern Life," 3 April-20 July 2003, cat.

Published References:
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. 21, ill. 21.
____________. Elie Nadelman (New York: Eakins, 1973), p. 184, no. 91, ill. 35, p. 168 (as unknown).
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: 1973-74), p. 54, ill. 27, p. 55.
LERNER, ABRAMS. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 727, ill. 147.
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection