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Lamp: "Nude Walking in Tall Grass"

Dan Dailey (born in 1947)

Object Place: Kensington, New Hampshire, United States


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art



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.


Illegible signature on back of right ankle.


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