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Agricola I, 1951-1952

David Smith, American, b. Decatur, Indiana, 1906–1965

Steel and paint, 73 1/2 x 55 1/4 x 24 5/8 in. (186.5 x 140.3 x 62.5 cm); including base height: 1 in. (2.5 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.4638

Provenance:
Jh Purchased From Park International, New York 1962

Exhibition History:
THE WHITE HOUSE (organized by the National Gallery of Art), Washington, DC. "Sculpture from Washington Collections," 4 October 1996-30 September 1997, brochure, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Over, Under, Next: Experiments in Mixed Media, 1913-Present," 18 April-8 September 2013, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection," 16 October 2014-24 April 2016, no cat.

Published References:
GIMENEZ, CARMEN. David Smith: A Centennial (New York: S. R. Guggenheim Museum, 2006), ill. p. 82.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionism (First Generation)