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Constantin Brancusi. Young Bird. Paris 1928

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Young Bird

Constantin Brancusi (French, born Romania. 1876–1957)

Date:
Paris 1928
Medium:
Bronze 16 x 8 1/4 x 12" (40.5 x 21 x 30.4 cm), on a two-part pedestal of limestone 9 1/4" (23.5 cm) high, and oak 23 3/4" (60.3 cm) high (carved by the artist)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. M. Burden
MoMA Number:
498.1964

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist [1]; acquired by Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, 1955 [2]; sold to William A. M. Burden, New York, 1955 [3]; Gift of William A. M. and Margaret Burden, New York, 1964 (donors retaining a life interest).
[1] On loan from the artist to the exhibition Brancusi, Brummer Gallery, November 17, 1933-January 13, 1934, no. 11; exhibited at the Rumanian Pavilion of the World Fair, New York, 1939.
[2] Collection files, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
[3] Collection files, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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