27 September 2004
William Zorach (1887-1966)
inscribed 'William Zorach' (along the base)
bronze with brown patina
17 in. (43.2) high, on a green marble base 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high
Executed in 1933.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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According to Jonathan Zorach, the artist's grandson, the present bronze is one of eight lifetime casts.
The Embrace is listed as WZ-115 in the inventory of the Zorach Collection LLC.
Property from the Estate of Dr. Robert E. Rothenberg
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With her high-piled ringlets, gold earrings and heavy black kohl, the woman portrayed in this funerary painting offers a glimpse of life almost 2,000 years ago