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Creator Name: Nadelman, Elie
Creator Nationality: European; Eastern European; Polish
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: Polish, 1882-1946
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Elie Nadelman
Title: Tango
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1919
Creation End Date: 1919
Creation Date: ca. 1919
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Painted cherry wood and gesso
Parts and Pieces: 88.1a-cAccessory 1,Base,2 x 26 x 13 3/8 in.CLG
Dimensions: 3 units, overall: 35 7/8 x 26 x 13 7/8 in. (91.12 x 66.04 x 35.24 cm. )
Orientation/Arrangement: Base:
AMICA Contributor: Whitney Museum of American Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 88.1a-c
Credit Line: Purchase, with funds from the Mr. and Mrs. Arthur G. Altschul Purchase Fund,the Joan and Lester Avnet Purchase Fund, the Edgar William and Bernice ChryslerGarbisch Purchase Fund, the Mrs. Robert C. Graham Purchase Fund in honor ofJohn I.H. Baur, the Mrs. Percy Uris Purchase Fund and the Henry SchnakenbergPurchase Fund in honor of Juliana Force
Provenance: Artist's collection / Estate c. 1919 - 1950Lincoln Kirstein, New York 1950 - 1976The School of American Ballet, New York 1976 - 1987Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York, 1988 (through Christie's) December 4, 1987
Condition: 01/15/1988 ,Fragile ,Cracks, figures and base; abraded right edge; nick 1 in. fromright edge and 4 in. from right edge; chipped front edge of male figure ,
Context - Person: Altschul, Arthur G., Mr. and Mrs., Purchase Fund
Context - Person: Avnet, Joan and Lester, Purchase Fund
Context - Person: Berry-Hill Gallery
Context - Person: Garbisch, Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler, Purchase Fund
Context - Person: Graham, Robert C., Purchase Fund
Context - Person: Nadelman Elie
Context - Person: Schnakenberg, Henry, Purchase Fund
Context - Person: Uris, Percy, Mrs. Purchase Fund
Context - Date: 1919 - 1919
Exhibition History: Figurative Art in the Permanent Collection
Exhibition History: lobby:winter 1995
Exhibition History: "An American Story"
Exhibition History: "Elie Nadelman: Major Sculpture"
Exhibition History: Lobby and lower gallery installation: Press preview of 5th floor galleries
Exhibition History: lobby Jan - March'97
Exhibition History: Leonard & Evelyn Lauder Galleries
Exhibition History: The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000 (Part I)
Exhibition History: Talk of the Town: Guy Pene du Bois and Elie Nadelman
Related Work Description: Hostess, c. 1918-20; stained and painted cherrywood, 221/2 x 9 1/2 x 13 1/2in., Collection: Hirshhorn Museum andSculpture Garden
Related Work Description: The Orchestra Conductor, c. 1919-21, stained and paintedcherrywood, 38 1/2 x 21 7/8 x 11in. Collection:Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
AMICA ID: WMAA.88.1a-c
Component Measured: object
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 91.12
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 66.04
Measurement Dimension: depth
Measurement Value: 35.24
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright Whitney Museum of American Art

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