Figure with Legs Crossed

1991

Object

Artist

Manuel Neri, American, 1930-

Object Info

Object: sculpture
Not currently on view
Object ID: 1996.33

Medium/Technique

Oil enamel on bronze, cast 1 of 4 Hamilton Storage with exh location

Credit

Funds from 1985 and 1986 Alliance for Contemporary Art Auctions by exchange, NBT Foundation, Jennifer Doran and Jim Robischon, and Barbara Burrell

More Info

Dimensions

height: 65 in, 165.1000 cm; width: 18 in, 45.7200 cm; depth: 15.125 in, 38.4175 cm; height: 67 in, 170.1800 cm; width: 21.5 in, 54.6100 cm; depth: 15.125 in, 38.4175 cm

Department

Modern and Contemporary Art

Caption

Manuel Neri 
Figure with Legs Crossed, 1991
Oil enamel on bronze, cast 1 of 4 Hamilton Storage with exh location
Funds from 1985 and 1986 Alliance for Contemporary Art Auctions by exchange, NBT Foundation, Jennifer Doran and Jim Robischon, and Barbara Burrell, 1996.33. © The Manuel Neri Trust. Photography by M. Lee Fatherree

Inscription

"MANUEL NERI c 1991 1/4" with other symbols at back PL corner.

Extended Info

Manuel Neri's figure sculptures start life as sliced and modeled plaster, later translated into bodly-painted bronze. Here metal replicates the fluidity and freedom of the plaster original, a svelte female nude with disturbingly truncated hands.