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The First Step

A work made of oil, over graphite, on brown woodpulp board, prepared with shellac.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of oil, over graphite, on brown woodpulp board, prepared with shellac.

Date:

c. 1912

Artist:

Constantin Brâncusi
French, born Romania, 1876-1957

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Constantin Brancusi

Title

The First Step

Origin

Romania

Date

1902–1909

Medium

Oil, over graphite, on brown woodpulp board, prepared with shellac

Inscriptions

Signed recto, lower right: "Brancusi"; inscribed verso, top center, in graphite, underlined with blue crayon: "Brancusi / le premier pas"

Dimensions

606 × 289 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph Winterbotham

Reference Number

1954.1353

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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