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Artist: Naum Gabo, American, born Russia, active in Germany, France, and England, 1890–1977

Model of the Column (formerly Model for Glass Fountain)

ca. 1928, rebuilt 1938

Perspex and plastic on aluminum base

27 x 11.3 x 10 cm (10 5/8 x 4 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.) base (base): 0.3 cm(1/8 in.)
Gift of Collection Société Anonyme
1941.474
Culture: 
American, Russian
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 17.

Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 285, no. 283, ill.

Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 174, 193, ill.

Ketevan Kintsurashvili, David Kakabadzé: Georgian Modern Artist and Inventor (New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013), 135.

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.