Glass Sculpture: Greek Revival

1994
Carol Cohen (American, born in 1939)


Object Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

60.96 x 30.48 x 27.94 cm (24 x 12 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

1996.192

Medium or Technique

Painted flat glass, painted wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Glass

Flat glass composition arranged vertically and set in a wooden box decorated by the artist with acrylic paint on glass. Flat glass is roughly rectangular but pointed upwards at the end. Figure of a classical statue painted in sections on glass in such a manner as to convey three -dimensionality.

Markings

Engraved on bottom edge of layer 1: "Greek Revival" [copyright] 1994 Carol Cohen

Provenance

1994, purchased by the MFA from the artist (Accession date: September 18, 1996).

Credit Line

American Decorative Arts Curator's Fund

Copyright

© 2000 Carol Cohen