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Elie Nadelman (1882-1946)
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE LEONARD AND ROXANNE ROSOMAN
Elie Nadelman (1882-1946)

Head of a woman

Details
Elie Nadelman (1882-1946)
Head of a woman
inscribed 'ALEXIS RUDIER. Fondeur. Paris.' (on the back of the neck)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 12 7/8 in. (32.5 cm.)
Conceived circa 1912-1913
Provenance
Helena Rubinstein, by whom acquired directly from the artist; her estate sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 20 April 1966, lot 21.
Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner on 27 May 1968.
Literature
A.T. Spear, 'Elie Nadelman's Early Heads', in Allen Memorial Art Museum Bulletin, vol. XXVIII, Spring 1971, pp. 210-211 (illustrated fig. 8; titled 'Female Head'; dated 'circa 1907-1908').
Exhibited
(Possibly) London, Wm. B. Paterson, Exhibition of Sculpture by Eli Nadelman, April 1911.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Elie Nadelman: Sculptor of Modern Life, April - July 2003, p. 62 (illustrated fig. 66).
Brighton, Royal Pavilion Art Gallery, on loan, July 1989 until 2016.

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