JOSEPH CORNELL (1903-1972)
JOSEPH CORNELL (1903-1972)
JOSEPH CORNELL (1903-1972)
JOSEPH CORNELL (1903-1972)
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JOSEPH CORNELL (1903-1972)

The View at Ostend

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JOSEPH CORNELL (1903-1972)
The View at Ostend
signed and titled 'The View at Ostend. Joseph Cornell' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse)
wood box construction—glass, marble, wood, plastic, metal, nails, printed paper collage and paint
8 ¾ x 12 7⁄8 x 5 1⁄8 in. (22.3 x 32.5 x 12.9 cm.)
Executed circa 1957.
Provenance
Mr. and Mrs. Swenson, Houston, acquired directly from the artist
Private collection, New York
Donald Morris Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1990
Exhibited
Houston, Contemporary Art Museum, The Disquieting Muse: Surrealism, January-February 1958, n.p.
Dallas Museum for Contemporary Art, The Art that Broke the Looking Glass, November-December 1961, p. 88, no. 131.
Houston, University of St. Thomas, Fine Arts Gallery, Out of this World: An Exhibition of Fantastic Landscapes from the Renaissance to the Present, March-April 1964, n.p., no. 45 (illustrated).
Houston, Rice Museum, Joseph Cornell, September-December 1977, n.p., no. 59.
Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Wood in Art, June-September 1979, p. 75, no. 193 (illustrated).

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