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Lamp: "Nude Walking in Tall Grass"

1993
Dan Dailey (born in 1947)


Object Place: Kensington, New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

77.47 x 55.88 x 15.24 cm (30 1/2 x 22 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

1999.533

Medium or Technique

Steel fabricated; patinated bronze and gold plated bronze; cut and polished white Vitrolite base, blown glass conical shade

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Glass

Figure of stylized, geometric female nude in patenated brown bronze, with conical headdress of white glass with a green lip and brown decoration. Three tall blades of grass in green bronze with a brushed surface surround the figure. Figure and grasses stand on a white Vitrolite base supported by four brass feet with decorative finials.

Inscription

Illegible signature on back of right ankle.

Provenance

1994, purchased from Leo Kaplan Modern, New York, NY by Andrea and Charles Bronfman, Montreal, Quebec; 1999, given to MFA by Andrea and Charles Bronfman (Accession date: December 15, 1999).

Credit Line

Gift of Andrea and Charles R. Bronfman