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Medici Princess, (1948-1952)

Joseph Cornell, American, b. Nyack, New York, 1903–1972

Painted wood, photomechanical reproductions, painted & colored glass, painted paper, string, cork, metal rings, plastic balls, and a feather, in glass-faced, painted wood box, 17 5/8 x 12 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (44.5 x 31.1 x 12.1 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase, 1979

Accession Number: 79.275

Exhibition History:
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. "Marvelous Objects: Surrealist Sculpture from Paris to New York," 29 October 2015-15 February 2016, fig. 129, color ill. p. 115; p. 184.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (American)