On View


Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines


Artist: Jacques Lipchitz (French, active United States, 1891 - 1973)
Date: 1941
Medium: Bronze
Overall: 21 x 10 x 19 in. (53.3 x 25.4 x 48.3 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Purchased with funds from Rose F. Rosenfield, 1959.1
Accession number: 1959.1
Classification: sculpture
InscriptionArtist's finger print
4/7 Lipchitz (top of base anatomical right)
stamped "MODERN ART FDRY. N.Y." (base, L/R)
Exhibition History"Exiles and Emigres: The Flight of European Artists from Hitler," Los Angeles Museum of Art, Feb. 20 - May 11, 1997, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada June 19 - Sept. 7, 1997, Staatliche Museum zu Berlin, Germany, Oct. 16, 1997 - Jan. 4, 1998

"Rosenfield Collection," Des Moines Art Center, July 15 - Aug. 14, 1960

"Art Day," Winterset, July 25, 1959

"Contemporary Sculpture," Des Moines Art Center, July 27 - Aug. 24, 1958

"Jacques Lipchitz," Fine Arts Associates, N.Y., Mar. 5 - 30, 1957; (circulated to: San Francisco Museum of Art, July 16 - Sept. 1, 1957; Des Moines Art Center, Sept. 12 - 25, 1957; Cincinnati Art Museum, Oct. 4 - Nov. 5, 1957)
Published References"Jacques Lipchitz," Fine Arts Associate, N. Y., 1957, exh. cat. no.7

DMAC Bulletin, Jan. 1959, cover ill.

DES MOINES REGISTER, Jan. 16, 1959, ill.

"Rosenfield Collection," Des Moines Art Center, 1960, ill.


DES MOINES ART CENTER: SELECTED PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES AND WORKS ON PAPER, Des Moines Art Center, 1985, ref. p.142, b/w ill. pl.82, p.142

Ziva Amishai-Maisels, DEPICTION AND INTERPRETATION: THE INFLUENCE OF THE HOLOCAUST ON THE VISUAL ARTS, Pergamon Press, Oxford, England, 1993, b/w ill. pl.90

"Exiles & Emigres: The Flight of European Artists from Hitler," L. A. County Museum of Art, 1997, exh. cat. no.96, p.121

Guillermo Gómez, Catherine Putz, and Alan G. Wilkenson"Jacques Lipchitz: Dibujos Y Esculturas (Drawing and Sculpture) ", Museo de Bellas Artes Bilbao, 2003, b/w image pg.27, credits
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