ELIE NADELMAN (1882-1946)
ELIE NADELMAN (1882-1946)
ELIE NADELMAN (1882-1946)
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ELIE NADELMAN (1882-1946)
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ELIE NADELMAN (1882-1946)

Resting Stag

Details
ELIE NADELMAN (1882-1946)
Resting Stag
inscribed 'E. Nadelman' (along the base)
bronze with dark green patina
16 1⁄2 in. (41.9 cm.) high on a 3⁄4 in. (1.9 cm.) marble base
Modeled circa 1916-17; cast by 1939.
Provenance
The artist.
Drs. Frank and Wally Hackett, Riverdale, New York, gift from the above, circa 1939.
Professor Leland R. Phelps, gift from the above, 1972.
Estate of the above.
Christie's, New York, 21 May 2015, lot 4, sold by the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Literature
"The Sculpture of Elie Nadelman," Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts of the City of Detroit, vol. 1, no. 5, February 1920, pp. 73, 75, another example illustrated.
B.G. Proske, Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, 1968, pp. 279-80, another example illustrated.
L. Kirstein, Elie Nadelman, New York, 1973, pp. 305-06, no. 188, pl. 56, another example illustrated.
Whitney Museum of American Art, The Sculpture and Drawings of Elie Nadelman, 1882-1946, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1975, p. 55, no. 48, another example referenced.
A.H. Mayor, W.H. Rawls, A Century of American Sculpture: Treasures from Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, 1981, p. 66, another example illustrated.
Whitney Museum of American Art, Art in Place: Fifteen Years of Acquisitions, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1989, p. 56, another example as frontispiece illustration.
S.C. Faxon, A. Berman, J. Reynolds, Addison Gallery of American Art: 65 Years, A Selective Catalogue, Andover, Massachusetts, 1996, p. 438, another example referenced.
Smith College, Smith College Museum of Art: European and American Painting and Sculpture 1760-1960, Northampton, Massachusetts, 2000, pp. 204-05, another example illustrated.
B. Haskell, Elie Nadelman: Sculptor of Modern Life, exhibition catalogue, New York, 2003, pp. 88, 212, fig. 99, another example illustrated.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, American Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Boston, Massachusetts, 2006, p. 182, another example illustrated.
I.H. Shoemaker, Adventures in Modern Art: The Charles K. Williams II Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2009, p. 218, another example referenced.
National Sporting Library & Museum, Afield in America: 400 Years of Animal & Sporting Art, exhibition catalogue, Middleburg, Virginia, 2011, p. 169, no. 137, another example illustrated.

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