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Artist: Constantin Brancusi, Romanian, 1876–1957

Mlle. Pogany II

1919, cast 1925

Polished bronze

43.5 × 18 × 28.5 cm (17 1/8 × 7 1/16 × 11 1/4 in.) base: 28.58 × 24.13 × 24.13 cm (11 1/4 × 9 1/2 × 9 1/2 in.)
Katharine Ordway Collection
1980.12.16
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Romanian
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Purchased from the artist in Paris by Katharine Ordway, ca. 1925

Bibliography: 

Lesley K. Baier, The Katharine Ordway Collection, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 7, 40–42, 105, no. 53.

Alan Shestack, ed., Yale University Art Gallery Selections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 88–89, ill.

Elisabeth Hodermarsky, “Katharine Ordway, Guardian of Nature and of Art,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2002): 85, fig. 5.

Richard Brettell, Paul Hayes Tucker, and Natalie H Lee, Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Paintings in the Robert Lehman Collection (Princeton: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009), 288, fig. Fig. 3.

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.