A Prestidigitator

1994
Artist Louis Mueller (American, born in 1943)


Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 55 x 33 x 12 in. (139.7 x 83.8 x 30.5 cm)

Accession Number

2000.844

Medium or Technique

Constructed bronze, oil paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture

Narrow, constructed bronze table with removable top. A large, three-dimensional letter “A” is bolted to the table at left, and a raised hat with two rabbit ears emerging from the brim are bolted to the right side. Hat is painted black; rabbit ears are painted white.

Inscription

Incised “Louis Mueller” under table

Provenance

Purchased directly from the artist by the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Daphne and Peter Farago

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.