Floating Figure

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Floating Figure
Gaston lachaise floating figure.jpg
Floating Figure (1927, bronze), no. 5 from an edition of 7, National Gallery of Australia
Artist Gaston Lachaise

Floating Figure is a sculpture by Gaston Lachaise.[1][2][3]


According to the National Gallery of Australia, seven bronze casts were made at Modern Art Foundry in Long Island City, New York, and are located at the Museum of Modern Art,[4] the Society Hill Project in Philadelphia, the Ray Stark Collection in Beverly Hills, California, the Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in Lincoln, Nebraska,[5] the Putnam Collection of Sculpture at Princeton University in New Jersey,[6] and the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.[7]

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  1. ^ "'Face and Figure: The Sculpture of Gaston Lachaise,' at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn". The New York Times. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  2. ^ "Floating figure displays Gaston Lachaise's fertile imagination". theaustralian.com.au. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  3. ^ Boström, A.; Bedford, C.; Curtis, P.; Hunt, J.D.; J. Paul Getty Museum (2008). The Fran and Ray Stark Collection of 20th-century Sculpture at the J. Paul Getty Museum. J. Paul Getty Museum. ISBN 9780892369041. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  4. ^ "Gaston Lachaise. Floating Figure. 1927 (cast 1935)". MoMA. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  5. ^ Janovy, K.O.; Siedell, D.A. (2005). Sculpture from the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery. University of Nebraska. ISBN 9780803276291. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  6. ^ "Floating Figure | Princeton University Art Museum". artmuseum.princeton.edu. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  7. ^ "International Paintings and Sculpture | Floating figure". nga.gov.au. Retrieved 2018-02-24.

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