Details
Elie Nadelman (1882-1946)
Wounded Bull

bronze with dark green patina
5⅞ in. (14.9 cm.) high on a 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) marble base
Modeled circa 1915; cast by 1946.
Provenance
The artist.
Private collection, by descent.
Martha Parrish & James Reinish, Inc., New York, 1998.
Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1998.
Literature
A.H. Barr, Jr., ed., Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1948, pp. 253, 316, no. 555, another example illustrated.
L. Kirstein, The Sculpture of Elie Nadelman, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1948, p. 22, another example illustrated.
A.H. Barr, Jr., Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art 1929-1967, New York, 1967, pp. 250, 572, another example illustrated.
L. Kirstein, Elie Nadelman, New York, 1973, pp. 148, 305, pl. 58, another example illustrated.
A. Legg, ed., Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art: Catalogue of the Collection with Selected Works on Paper to January 1988, New York, 1988, p. 86, another example illustrated.
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