Kiepenkerl

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Kiepenkerl
Kiepenkerl - Jeff Koons.JPG
Artist Jeff Koons
Year 1987
Type Stainless steel
Dimensions 184.8 cm × 80.0 cm × 81.9 cm (72 34 in × 31 12 in × 32 14 in)
Location Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., United States
Coordinates 38°53.329′N 77°1.380′W / 38.888817°N 77.023000°W / 38.888817; -77.023000Coordinates: 38°53.329′N 77°1.380′W / 38.888817°N 77.023000°W / 38.888817; -77.023000
Owner Smithsonian Institution

Kiepenkerl is a modern sculpture by Jeff Koons. It is constructed of polished cast stainless steel.[1]

Original late 19th century model sculpture "Kiepenkerl" by August Schmiemann in Münster

Cast in 1987, it is an edition of 3.[2] An example is in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.[3] It refers to the traveling peddlers statue in Münster, Germany.[4]

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  1. ^ "Kiepenkerl, (sculpture)". Siris-artinventories.si.edu. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-06-03. Retrieved 2010-06-01. 
  4. ^ "Homepage | Historic Highlights of Germany". Historicgermany.com. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 

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