Jacques Lipchitz Dancer 1929

Artwork details

Artist
Jacques Lipchitz 1891–1973
Title
Dancer
Danseuse
Date 1929
Medium Terracotta
Dimensions Object: 82 x 63 x 57 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Lipchitz Foundation 1982
Reference
T03535
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T03535 Dancer 1929

Terracotta 3 1/2 × 2 1/2 × 2 (82 × 63 × 57)
Inscribed ‘JL’ incised under base and ‘159’ in black ink under base
Presented by the Lipchitz Foundation 1982
Lit: Arnason 1969, repr.42 (bronze)

This, and the plaster cast from it (T03531), are the smallest sculptures by Lipchitz in the collection. The twisting movement of this piece is similar to ‘Dancer with Veil’ of 1928 (T03522).

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1982-84: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1986

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