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Artist: Louise Nevelson, American, born Ukraine, 1899–1988

Hanging Column, from Dawn’s Wedding Feast

1959

Painted wood

182.88 × 12.7 × 12.7 cm (72 × 5 × 5 in.)
Gift of Reid White, B.A. 1957, and Laird Trowbridge White, formerly in the collection of Dorothy C. Miller
2007.127.2
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Purchased from the artist by Dorothy White in 1960
Bequeathed to Reid White by Dorothy White in 2003

Bibliography: 

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 315, pl. 300.

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 227.

Sequoia Miller and John Stuart Gordon, The Ceramic Presence in Modern Art: Selections from the Linda Leonard Schlenger Collection and the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2015–16), 71, fig. 63.

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