Bather III

Bather III
Jacques Lipchitz (French, 1891-1973)
1917; cast 1959
Bronze, Edition of 7, Cast No. 6 
28 x 10 x 10-1/2 in. (71.1 x 25.4 x 26.7 cm) 
Credit Line:
Norton Simon Art Foundation 
Accession Number:
On View

Jacques Lipchitz explored the possibilities of Cubism in three-dimensional space more thoroughly than any of his contemporaries. He was introduced to Pablo Picasso in 1913, a meeting that would influence his sculpture throughout the rest of his career. Bather III demonstrates Lipchitz’s stunning ability to apply Cubist theory to sculpture in the round.

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