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Artist: H. C. Westermann, American, 1922–1981

28 Yrs. Bad Luck

1964

Wood and glass

33.973 x 33.973 x 24.13 cm (13 3/8 x 13 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.)
Richard Brown Baker, B.A. 1935, Collection
2008.19.286
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Allan Frumkin Gallery, 4/64

Bibliography: 

Paintings and Constructions of the 1960’s Selected from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, exh. cat. (Providence, R.I.: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1964), no. 52.

Art of the 50’s and 60’s: Selections from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, exh. cat. (Ridgefield, Conn.: The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1965), no. 118.

Small Works: Selections from the Richard Brown Baker Collection of Contemporary Art, exh. cat. (Providence: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1973), 113, no. 129, ill.

Fortissimo!: Thirty years from the Richard Brown Baker Collection of contemporary art, exh. cat. (Providence, R.I.: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1985), 79, 149, no. 163, ill.

The 40th Anniversary Exhibition: Selections from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, exh. cat. (New York: Frumkin/Adams Gallery, 1992), no. 17.

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 231.

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 266–67, no. 138.

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