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Detroit Queen

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American (Decatur, IN 1906 - 1965 Bennington, VT)
Detroit Queen, 1957
Sculpture
American
,
20th century
Creation Place: United States
Bronze
180.3 x 63.5 x 64.8 cm (71 x 25 x 25 1/2 in.)
Krauss 417
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Lois Orswell
, 1994.15
Department of Modern & Contemporary Art
,
Marks
signed: On base: David Smith , Signed Date: 1957
inscription: on base: Det. Q.
Provenance
David Smith, sold; to Lois Orswell, 1957, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1994.
Bibliography
Rosalind E. Krauss, The Sculpture of David Smith, a Catalogue Raisonné, Garland Publishing, Inc. (New York, NY, 1977), cat. no. 417

Sarah Kianovsky, David Smith: This Work is My Identity, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1995), reproduced in b/w cover, p. 3

Marjorie B. Cohn and Sarah Kianovsky, Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 212, figs. 84-87, pp. 206-211

Brooke Kamin Rapaport, ed., The Sculpture of Louise Nevelson, Yale University Press (New Haven and London, 2007), p. 9, fig. 8

Exhibition History
David Smith: "This work is my identity", Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/03/1995 - 05/05/1996
HAA 1 Survey Course: Landmarks of World Art and Architecture [Spring 2007], Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/26/2007 - 04/08/2007
HAA 1 Survey Course (S421): Landmarks of World Art and Architecture (Spring 2010), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/05/2010 - 05/09/2010