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Colossal Torso I

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Colossal Torso I

Artist: Leon Golub (American, 1922 - 2004)
Date: 1958
Medium: Lacquer and oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Frame: 91 5/16 × 66 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (231.9 × 168.9 × 6.4 cm.)
Canvas: 88 5/8 × 63 3/4 in. (225.1 × 161.9 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Gift of Allan Frumkin, 1983.69
Accession number: 1983.69
Classification: painting
Copyright:VAGA
SignedGolub (l,r oil paint)
Exhibition History"From Body to Being: Reflections on the Human Image," Des Moines Art Center, Feb. 1 - Apr. 29, 1997
Published ReferencesFranz Schulze, FANTASTIC IMAGES: CHICAGO ART SINCE 1945, Follett Publishing Co., Chicago, 1972, b/w ill. p.47

DES MOINES ART CENTER: SELECTED PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES AND WORKS ON PAPER, Des Moines Art Center, 1985, ref. p.74, b/w ill. pl.52, p.74
entirely unexpected