Torso of a Young Girl [II]
Constantin Brancusi, French (born Romania), 1876 - 1957
White marble; limestone blockDimensions:
13 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 6 inches (34.9 x 24.8 x 15.2 cm)
Base: 6 1/8 x 9 x 8 7/8 inches (15.6 x 22.9 x 22.5 cm)Copyright:
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, ParisCuratorial Department:
* Gallery 188, Modern and Contemporary Art, first floor (Brodsky Gallery)Accession Number:
A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1952
A. E. Gallatin, New York, acquired before the end of 1936 ; bequest to PMA, 1952.
1. Museum of Living Art catalogue, 1936, no. 7. The purchase may have resulted from Gallatin's visit to Brancusi in his studio in summer of 1936; see Gail Stavitsky, The Development, Institutionalization, and Impact of the A.E. Gallatin Collection of Modern Art [Ph. D. dissertation, New York University], 1990, v. 1, p. 308, v. 6, p. 25.* Works in the collection are moved off view for many different reasons. Although gallery locations on the website are updated regularly, there is no guarantee that this object will be on display on the day of your visit.