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Sonata Primitive

Saul L. Baizerman, American (born Russia), (December 25, 1889–August 30, 1957)

Creation date: 1940-1948
Creation place: United States

Other Information

Type: Copper Sculpture
Medium and Support: Copper
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norton S. Walbridge
Accession Number: 1968.84
Dimensions: 71 in. x 47 in. x 19 in. (180.34 cm x 119.38 cm x 48.26 cm)
Currently on view

Provenance

Zabriskie Gallery, New York, New York, NY ( - )

Norton Walbridge, (June 7, 1968 - )

Label Copy

Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego
May S. Marcy Sculputre Court and Garden brochure c. 1975
The artist has thrown aside traditional tools of sculpture for the hammer and a sheet of metal. His choice of medium, hammered copper, and his concept of combining the separate categories of relief and sculpture in the round are unique. The nude expressed on a heroic scale and revitalized in contemporary terms is his conntribution ot twentieth century sculpture. The titles of his work evoke the grandeur of classical themes.

San Diego Museum of Art
May S. Marcy Sculputre Court and Garden brochure c. 1978
The artist has thrown aside traditional tools of sculpture for the hammer and a sheet of metal. His choice of medium, hammered copper, and his concept of combining the separate categories of relief and sculpture in the round are unique. The nude expressed on a heroic scale and revitalized in contemporary terms is his conntribution ot twentieth century sculpture. The titles of his work evoke the grandeur of classical themes.
Last Updated: 12/10/2018

Exhibition

This object was included in the following exhibitions:

Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego: May S. Marcy Sculpture Court and Garden , 1/1/1975 - 00/00/00

San Diego Museum of Art: May S. Marcy Sculpture Court and Garden , 1/1/1978 - 00/00/00

The Walbridge Legacy The San Diego Museum of Art , 4/9/1988 - 5/29/1988

May S. Marcy Sculpture Court & Garden , 8/2/2012 - 00/00/00

Bibliography

This object has the following bibliographic references:

The Walbridge Legacy San Diego Museum of Art. San Diego, California, 1988
Page Number: 58

Ms. Melissa Dabakis. Vision of Harmony: Black Swan Books Ltd.. Redding Ridge, Connecticut, 1989
Page Number: 149

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