The Sparkler

1957

Alicia Penalba, Argentinean, b. Buenos Aires, 1918–1982

Bronze on carved stone base, 53 1/4 x 23 x 17 1/2in. (135.3 x 58.4 x 44.5cm) base (stone): 20 1/2 x 22 3/4 x 19 1/4 in., 400 lb. (52.1 x 57.8 x 48.9 cm, 181.4 kg)

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

Accession Number: 66.3991

Provenance:
Otto Gerson Gallery, New York, 28 November 1961-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Published References:
WOMEN'S PROGRAM OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. Women Artists: A Checklist of Works in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979), ill.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection