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Maker: Rude Osolnik, American, 1915–2001

Bowl

1976

Mahogany

11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery and Ruth and David Waterbury, B.A. 1958, Fund
2001.29.1
Geography: 
Made in Berea, Kentucky
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Provenance: 

This bowl comes from a group of work that the artist's wife Daphne had secretly squirreled away and that was only discovered after her death in 1988.

Bibliography: 

“Turning Stack-Laminated Bowls,” American Woodworker (August 1994): 56, ill.

Martha Connell, “Grandmaster of Wood Turning,” Turning Points 10, no. 3 (Fall 1997): 16, ill.

Rude Osolnik: Early Work (1940’s–1970’s) Released by the Artisit From his Collection (Atlanta: Connell Gallery, 1999), n.p., ill.

“Acquisitions 2001,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2002): 124.

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.