Jacques Lipchitz

Dancer

1929

Original title
Danseuse
Medium
Terracotta
Dimensions
Object: 82 x 63 x 57 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Lipchitz Foundation 1982
Reference
T03535

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