Adam necklace

Dutch
1988
Gijs Bakker (Dutch, born in 1942), Fabricated by Aldo Bakker, Fabricated by Florian Göttke, Fabricated by Rudi Sand


Object Place: Amersfoort, The Netherlands

Dimensions

Overall: 29.2 x 28.6 x 1 cm (11 1/2 x 11 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.55

Medium or Technique

Gilded brass and PVC-laminated photograph

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Rigid, circular gilded brass neck ring (square in section) with a photograph of Michaelangelo’s painting of “Adam” from the Sistine Chapel laminated with plastic and set on neck ring.

Markings

Signed and dated G. Bakker Adam 1988 and 17R 7

Provenance

Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia; Daphne Farago, November 12, 1991 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.