Property Sold by Order of The Trustees of the HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN to benefit its Acquisition Program*
REG BUTLER (1913-1981)

REG BUTLER (1913-1981)


bronze with brown patina
Height: 15in. (38cm.)
Curt Valentin Gallery, New York (to Sept. 1954)
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York (Sept. 1954-May 1966)
Gift to the Hirshhorn Museum (1966)
New York, Curt Valentin Gallery, Reg Butler, Jan.-Feb. 1955, no. 30
Detroit Institute of Art, Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn, May-Aug. 1959, p. 26, no. 63. The exhibition traveled to Milwaukee Art Center, Sept.-Oct. 1959; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Oct.-Dec. 1959; Kansas City, Missouri, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Dec. 1959-Jan. 1960; Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, March 1960; Los Angeles County Museum of History, Science and Art, April-May 1960; San Francisco, M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, May-July 1960; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, July-Sept. 1960; Art Gallery of Toronto, Sept.-Oct. 1960
New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Artist and Maecenas: A Tribute to Curt Valentin, Nov.-Dec. 1963, no. 82 (illustrated)

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