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Dovecote (Colombier), 1950
Box constructionArt © The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
17 3/8 x 11 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.
Titled, signed and dated on back, upper center, on paper label over scrap of French newspaper: DOVE-COTE (Colombier) Joseph Cornell 1950 (typed)/ Joesph Cornell (in the artist's hand)
Lindy and Edwin Bergman Joseph Cornell Collection, 1982.1847
Bennington, Vermont, Bennington College, New Gallery, Bonitas Solstitialis and an Exploration of the Columbier: Selected Works by Joseph Cornell, 1959, no.16.
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cornell in Chicago, 1973-74, no cat. nos., n.pag., as Dovecote.
Kansas City, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Joseph Cornell, 1977, no cat.
Ellen H. Johnson, "Arcadia Enclosed: The Boxes of Joseph Cornell", Arts Magazine 39 (Sept.-Oct.1965), p. 35 (ill.), as Dovecote.
Robert Elkon, New York; sold to the Richard Feigen Gallery, Chicago, 1961; sold to Lindy and Edwin Bergman, Chicago, 1961; given to the Art Institute, 1982.
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