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Self-Portrait with Model at Bergamo - Washington, DC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 38° 53.345 W 077° 01.340
18S E 324601 N 4306411
Quick Description: Relief sculpture in the corner of the Hirshhorn gardens
Location: District of Columbia, United States
Date Posted: 8/7/2010 4:02:03 AM
Waymark Code: WM9DPJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 6

Long Description:
Official Description:
Rectangular relief panel with a self-portrait of Giacomo Manzu seated on a stool, his body turned in profile to the right, and his right handraised to his easel as he sketches a nude model standing in front of him. He wears a long overcoat and a hat for warmth in his studio, which was unheated due to wartime shortages. The model stands with her back to the viewer, her left arm at her side and her right arm raised.
TITLE: Self-Portrait with Model at Bergamo

ARTIST(S): Giacomo Manzu

DATE: 1942. Cast by 1960.

MEDIUM: Bronze

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS 61570024

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W. Washington, District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 66.3293


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