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

Tower

1921–22

Cellulose nitrate

13 x 7.7 x 6.1 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Gift of the Estate of Katherine S. Dreier
1953.6.3
Culture: 
American, Russian
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

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), 284, no. 282, ill.

Lisa R. Brody et al., “Unstable Works of Art,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2010): 130–31, fig. 1.

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.