Reuben Nakian (1897-1986) Young Calf 15in high (38.1cm) (Carved circa 1927.)

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Lot 16
Reuben Nakian
(1897-1986)
Young Calf 15in high (38.1cm)

Sold for US$ 8,200 inc. premium

American Art

19 Nov 2019, 16:00 EST

New York

Property from The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund
Reuben Nakian (1897-1986)
Young Calf
signed 'Nakian' (on the bottom)
pink marble
15in high (38.1cm)
Carved circa 1927.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The artist.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1938.

    Exhibited
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Modern Works of Art: 5th Anniversary Exhibition, November 19, 1934–January 20, 1935, p. 37, no. 182, illustrated.
    Paris, France, Musée du Jeu de Paume, Trois siècles d'art aux États-Unis, May 24-June 31, 1938, p. 50, no. 212.
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, New Acquisitions, October 25, 1938-November 18, 1938.
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Modern Paintings and Sculpture from the Museum Collection, January 12, 1940-February 27, 1941.
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Painting and Sculpture from the Museum Collection, October 23, 1940-January 12, 1941.
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Painting and Sculpture from the Museum Collection, May 6, 1941-April 30, 1941.
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, The Museum Collection of Painting and Sculpture, June 20, 1945-February 13, 1946, p. 8, no. 452.
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Birds and Beasts from the Museum of Modern Art, December 3, 1960-January 8, 1961.
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Art of the Twenties, November 17, 1979-January 22, 1980, p. 24, no. 246.
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Reuben Nakian (1897-1986) Young Calf 15in high (38.1cm) (Carved circa 1927.)
Reuben Nakian (1897-1986) Young Calf 15in high (38.1cm) (Carved circa 1927.)
Reuben Nakian (1897-1986) Young Calf 15in high (38.1cm) (Carved circa 1927.)
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