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Hans Bellmer. The Machine-Gunneress in a State of Grace. 1937

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The Machine-Gunneress in a State of Grace

Hans Bellmer (German, 1902–1975)

Date:
1937
Medium:
Construction of wood and metal
Dimensions:
30 7/8 x 29 3/4 x 13 5/8" (78.5 x 75.5 x 34.5 cm), on wood base 4 3/4 x 15 3/4 x 11 7/8" (12 x 40 x 29.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Advisory Committee Fund
MoMA Number:
713.1968

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist; sold to Galerie André-François Petit, Paris, 1965 [1]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1968.
[1] First exhibited at Galerie Petit, Paris, 1966 (Collection file 713.1968, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York). Included in the exhibition Dada, Surrealism and Their Heritage, May 6-June 9, 1968, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (no. 26).

[La Mitrailleuse en état de grace]

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