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Untitled (Abstract Head)

about 1948
Marion Perkins (American, 1908–1961)


Object Place: Chicago, Illinois

Dimensions

Overall (including base): 49.2 x 25.4 x 17.8 cm (19 3/8 x 10 x 7 in.) Overall (sculpture alone, without base): 43.2 x 6.7 x 8.3 cm (17 x 2 5/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1814

Medium or Technique

Marble or limestone; wood base

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Tall, narrow, elongated head with abstracted features, slanted eyes and brows, long nose, and textured hair.

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

Mid-20th century, from the artist to Ms. Mary Vaughn Neff, Chicago. 2003, sold by Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, to John Axelrod, Boston; 2011, sold by Axelrod to the MFA. (Accession date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection—Frank B. Bemis Fund, Charles H. Bayley Fund, and The Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.