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The Ray

Alexander Archipenko

European Art

MEDIUM Bronze with green patina
  • Place Made: Europe
  • DATES 1920s
    DIMENSIONS Total height: 74 in., 215 lb. (188 cm, 97.52kg) Sculpture: 63 x 9 x 6 in., 59 lb. (160 x 22.9 x 15.2 cm, 26.76kg) base (Base): 11 x 14 x 14 in., 156 lb. (27.9 x 35.6 x 35.6 cm, 70.76kg)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Proper left side, self base, edition number: "6/6"
    SIGNATURE Signed proper left side, self base: "Archipenko"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.37.1a-b
    EDITION Edition: 6/6
    CREDIT LINE Gift of The Beatrice and Samuel A. Seaver Foundation
    RIGHTS STATEMENT © artist or artist's estate
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    CAPTION Alexander Archipenko (American, born Ukraine, 1887-1964). The Ray, 1920s. Bronze with green patina, Total height: 74 in., 215 lb. (188 cm, 97.52kg). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of The Beatrice and Samuel A. Seaver Foundation, 2004.37.1a-b. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.37.1_front_PS6.jpg)
    IMAGE front, 2004.37.1_front_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION a=sculpture; b=base.
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