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PROPERTY FROM THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND

Elie Nadelman
STANDING BULL
Estimate
70,000100,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND

Elie Nadelman
STANDING BULL
Estimate
70,000100,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

American Art

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Elie Nadelman
1882 - 1946
STANDING BULL
bronze
6 5/8 by 11 1/4 by 3 1/2 inches
(16.8 by 28.6 by 9 cm)
Conceived circa 1915. 
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Provenance

Viola Spiess Flannery Nadelman (the artist's wife)
Gift to the present owner from the above, 1947

Exhibited

New York, The Museum of Modern Art, New Acquisitions, January-March 1948
New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Baltimore, Maryland, Baltimore Museum of Art; Boston, Massachusetts, Institute of Contemporary Art, The Sculpture of Elie Nadelman, October 1948-April 1949, no. 12, pp. 23, 62, illustrated 
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Paintings, Sculpture, and Graphic Arts from the Museum Collection, August-October 1950; February-May 1953
New York, CBS Television, Program: Adventure, June 6, 1954
ICE-F-24-54: American Art of the XX Century, February 1955-September 1956, no. 123
New York, NBC Broadcasting Co., David Garroway Show, October 28, 1958
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Second Floor Permanent Collection, July 1959-November 1960
Westbury, New York, Country Art Gallery, Birds and Beasts from The Museum of Modern Art, December 1960-January 1961
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum, The Sculpture and Drawings of Elie Nadelman, September 1975-February 1976, no. 49, p. 57, illustrated 
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Permanent Collection, October 1976-October 1977
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Executive Dining Room, September 1986-November 1987

Literature

Alfred H. Barr, Jr., ed., Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1948, no. 544, p. 316
Fred Licht, A History of Western Sculpture, London, 1967, vol. IV, illustrated pl. 238
Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art 1929-1967, New York, 1967, pp. 250, 572, illustrated
Lincoln Kirstein, Elie Nadelman, New York, 1973, no. 183, pp. 148, 305, illustrated pl. 54
Alicia Legg, ed., Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art: Catalogue of the Collection with Selected Works on Paper to January 1988, New York, 1988, p. 86

Catalogue Note

The present work is one in an edition of approximately six Standing Bull bronzes, cast during the artist's lifetime. 

American Art

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New York