The Matron

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
The Matron
Accession Number: 
2007.4.155
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 48.5 cm, Diam (max): 29.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1988
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
Dan Dailey enjoys telling stories, and his work is strongly narrative. He is a versatile artist who makes vessels and sculptures as well as large-scale murals and architectural interiors. Dailey’s work is based on his observations of human nature and personality types, and while his work is humorous, it is also satirical. He says, “My pieces have kind of a cartoon aspect to them, which I find has been a constant in my work, a constant interest in simple line and the ability to create a caricature of a concept.”
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kurland/Summers Gallery, Former Collection
1988
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Material: 
Inscription: 
HV-12-88 / The MATRON
inscription
Engraved on underside
Dailey
signature
Engraved along bottom edge
Primary Description: 
Blown and hot-worked glass, sandblasted and acid-polished; bronze earrings.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, p. 122, pl. 43; BIB# 109983
Dan Dailey (2007) illustrated, p. 139 (top right); BIB# 99249
Contemporary Glass: A Private Collection (1988) pp. 76-77; BIB# 33000