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Artist: Lisa Waters, American, born 1958

Great Works of Art and What Makes Them Great

1988

Found copy of Frederick Ruckstull’s Great Works of Art and What Makes Them Great with 22-karat gold-over-copper egg

7 × 35.5 × 26 cm (2 3/4 × 14 × 10 1/4 in.)
The Allan Chasanoff, B.A. 1961, Book Art Collection, curated with Doug Beube
2014.58.285
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Bought from Marcuse by Allan Chasanoff 6/21/1995

Bibliography: 

Pamela Franks et al., Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2014), 125, 130–31, C-260, ill.

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.