Hanging Column, from Dawn's Wedding Feast Artist: Louise Nevelson (American, born Ukraine, 1899–1988)


Modern and Contemporary Art

On view, 3rd floor, Modern and Contemporary Art and Design

Painted wood


72 × 5 × 5 in. (182.88 × 12.7 × 12.7 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Reid White, B.A. 1957, and Laird Trowbridge White, formerly in the collection of Dorothy C. Miller

Accession Number



20th century


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The artist (1899–1988); sold to Dorothy C. Miller (1904–2003), 1960;
by inheritance to her nephew Reid White, 2003; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2007
  • 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
  • "Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008), 227
  • Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 315, pl. 300
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Women artists

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