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Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: David Park, American, 1911–1960

The Model

1959

Oil on canvas

168.9 × 149.9 cm (66 1/2 × 59 in.)
Gift of Karen, Lawrence, and Ellen Eisner, in memory of their mother, Anita Brand Eisner; gift of Laila Twigg-Smith, by exchange; and purchased with Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Fund; Walter H. and Margaret Dwyer Clemens, B.A. 1951 Fund; Director’s Discretionary Fund for the Yale University Art Gallery; Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund; The Iola S. Haverstick Fund for American Art; The Heinz Family Fund; Katharine Ordway Fund; Joann and Gifford Phillips, Class of 1942, Fund; and George A., Class of 1954, and Nancy P. Shutt Acquisition Fund
2014.71.1
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Staempfli Gallery New York; sold to Anita Brand Eisner 1960

Bibliography: 

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

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), 35, fig. 23.

Jock Reynolds, Manuel Neri: The Human Figure in Plaster and on Paper, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 12, fig. 5.

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