Elie Nadelman, Two Circus Women, 1930

Elie Nadelman
Two Circus Women, 1930
Paper mache on plaster armature with internal bamboo braces
H 62” x W 42” x D 18”

• Acquired in 1949 from Artist’s Estate
• Used as cast for bronze copy for Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1951
• Used as pointing model for monumental marble sculpture commissioned for New York State Theatre, 1964
• Extensively repaired by Joseph Turnbach, 1969 and 1981
• Conserved by Daria Keynan; project funded in part with a matching grant from the Historic Sites Fund, 2010

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