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Head of Black Man

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Head of Black Man

Artist: Nicolai Fechin (Russian (active in the United States), 1881 - 1955)

Date: 1930
Medium: carved pine (piñon or ponderosa)
Dimensions:
13 1/4 × 7 1/2 × 6 1/2 inches (33.7 × 19.1 × 16.5 cm)
Base: 1 1/2 × 6 1/2 × 6 1/2 inches (3.8 × 16.5 × 16.5 cm)
Classification: Sculptures
Inscribed: Alexand[ra] Fechi[n] (bottom of base)
Signed: N.F./ 1930 (bottom of base)
Credit Line: Purchase of the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, 1961
Object number: 21.3.1
Accession Number: 1961.1.34
Provenance: Artist; Alexandra Fechin [Alexandra Belkovitch, c. 1896-1983], Taos, New Mexico [1]; purchased September 26, 1961 by the Nelda C. and H.J. Luctcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art | 1. Nicolai and Alexandra were divorced in 1933.
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