SPECIAL ADVISORY: In accordance with Yale University’s revised COVID-19 protocols, the Yale University Art Gallery will close to the public beginning Friday, October 16, 2020. Learn More

Modern and Contemporary Art
Full-size image not available for download. Please contact Rights and Reproductions.
Artist: John Willenbecher, American, born 1936

Big Wheel

1963

Wood and glass

104.458 × 80.01 × 7.62 cm (41 1/8 × 31 1/2 × 3 in.)
Richard Brown Baker, B.A. 1935, Collection
2008.19.249
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Feigen-Herbert Gallery, 11/16/63

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. 54.

Art of the 50’s and 60’s: Selections from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, exh. cat. (Ridgefield, Conn.: The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 1965), no. 119.

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

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.