“Chinoise” by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Gilded Plaster, 1913 For Sale
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“Chinoise” by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Gilded Plaster, 1913

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This sculpture, a self portrait which stylistically mixes Art Nouveau and orientalism, is among her earliest successes. This piece is the original sculpted plaster version which she gilded. Two bronze and one marble were created in 1914. The marble version is in the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum.

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  • Creator
    Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (Artist)
  • Production Time
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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1913
  • Period
    1910-1919
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    H 61.5 in. x W 17 in. x D 16 in.H 156.21 cm x W 43.18 cm x D 40.64 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU804812775722
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