Gauguin Statue is on Display at HMSG

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Summary

On display through September 30, 1981, is an new Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden acquisition, a rare wooden sculpture by Paul Gauguin, "Cylinder Decorated with Figure of Hina and Two Attendants." It was purchased through the Board of Regents' fund and is one of the few examples of Gauguin's wood sculpture in a public collection outside of Europe.

Subject

  • Gauguin, Paul 1848-1903
  • Board of Regents
  • Cylinder Decorated with Figure of Hina and Two Attendants (Gauguin)
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • Board of Regents

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, "The Torch," June 1981, p. 6.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

September 30, 1981

Topic

  • Acquisitions
  • Art
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Statues
  • Museums--Acquisitions
  • Art objects

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