Adam and Eve

(1936/cast 1978)

Max Beckmann, German, b. Leipzig, 1884–1950

Bronze, 33 1/4 X 13 1/8 X 14 1/2 IN. (84.4 X 33.2 X 36.8 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase with Partial Funds Provided by the James Smithson Society, 1978

Accession Number: 79.1

Provenance:
Catherine Vivano, New York, 1974 (agent for artist's estate; arranged casting)
Carus Gallery, New York, 1974-1978
Museum purchase with partial funds provided by the James Smithson Society, 1978

Exhibition History:
CARUS GALLERY, New York. "Max Beckmann: Drawings and Sculpture," 8 April-10 May 1975, no. 24, ill.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART. "German Expressionist Sculpture," Cast 3/5, Rifkind coll. shown at LACMA venue, October 1983-March 1984. Tour: cast 5/5, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 4 April-17 June 1984; KUNSTHALLE, Cologne, 7 July-26 August 1984.
GALLERIA NAZIONALE D'ARTE MODERNA, Rome. "Max Beckmann," 14 February-14 April 1996, no. 5, pp. 153, 154, ill. p. 168.

Published References:
ADVERTISEMENT. "Max Beckmann: Sculpture, Drawings. Carus Gallery," Burlington Magazine 117/866 (May 1975), 1v.
UNSIGNED. "Principales Acquisitions des Musées en 1979," La Chronique des Arts (supplement to Gazette des Beaux Arts), no. 1334 (March 1980), no. 245, ill. p. 47.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, German Expressionism