Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Nakian, Reuben 1897-1986  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Saint Vartan Armenian Cathedral Second Avenue & 34th Street New York New York 10016
Date:
1970-1972. Dedicated November 15, 1977
Notes:
Gayle, Margot & Michele Cohen, "Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture," New York: Prentice Hall, 1988, pg. 113.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York, New York survey, 1993.
Image on file.
Gayle, Margot & Michele Cohen, "Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture," New York: Prentice Hall, 1988, pg. 113.
(On side base:) NAKIAN/-1970-72-/ 1/6 / RENAISSANCE ART FDRY (On plaque, lower right front:) DESCENT FROM THE CROSS/REUBAN NAKIAN/1972 (CAST 1977)/GIFT OF/MR. AND MRS. ALEX MANOOGIAN signed Founder's mark appears.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Black, textured masses of bronze, arranged vertically and diagonally.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Crucifixion  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87870107
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_302751