Vase with Nude

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Object Name: 
Vase with Nude
Accession Number: 
89.4.32
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 35.6 cm; Rim Diam: 13.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1939
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harry W. and Mary M. Anderson in memory of Carl G. and Borghild M. Anderson and Paul E. and Louise Wheeler
Web Description: 
Moïse Kisling, a painter and graphic artist, was born in Poland, but he lived and worked in Paris. Although he was interested in Cubism, he developed a representational style influenced by Paul Cézanne. His circle of friends included the influential painters Amedeo Modigliani and André Derain.
Department: 
Series: 
Twenty-seven Contemporary Artists
Provenance: 
Anderson, Harry W., Source
Anderson, Mary M., Source
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Primary Description: 
Vase with Nude. From the Steuben series "Twenty-Seven Contemporary Artists."Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Tall, deep footed vase with slightly flared lipless, fire-polished rim; vessel decorated on one side with image of female nude in contrapostal pose, one arm crosses body to opposite breast, other arm extends across lower torso, legs and feet together; short solid stem has double flattened knops, slightly domed foot, ground and polished base edge; polished pontil; inscribed in script on polished pontil: "Steuben"; inscribed at feet replica of designer's signature: "Kisling".
Glass and Glamour: Steuben's Modern Moment, 1930-1960
Venue(s)
Museum of the City of New York 2003-10-14 through 2004-04-11
Twenty-Seven Contemporary Artists
Venue(s)
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2000-09-02 through 2000-10-29
 
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