Betty Goodwin

Nest

1973

New York art market (?)[1]

Shepherd Gallery, New York, United States [2]

by 1994 –1999/12/06
Joey (b.1933) and Toby Tanenbaum, Toronto, Canada, purchased from the Shepherd Gallery [3]

1999/12/06 –
National Gallery of Canada, given by the Michael Tanenbaum Family Trust [4]

[1] See note [2]

[2] According o Robert Kashey, the Shepherd gallery archives contain no records of the piece. He states that it was “most likely purchased on the New York art market” [Fax from Robert Kashey of Shepherd Gallery to Anke Kausch, NGC Provenance Research Project, July 18, 2008, NGC curatorial file]

[3] Joey and Toby Tanenbaums acquired the bronze from the Shepherd gallery. In 1994 it was included in their sale 19th and 20th Century Sculpture” at Sotheby's New York [26 May, 1994, lot 33] and bought in.

[4] The National Gallery of Canada received the bronze in December 1999 as a gift from the Michael Tanenbaum Family Trust. Accession log [NGC curatorial file].

Signed on side of base at front left: JL. GEROME

Stamped inside the base: MADE IN FRANCE SIOT PARIS and 7831

Title
Nest
Date
1973
Medium
Print
Materials
embossing and monotype with pen and black ink on cream wove paper
Dimensions
55.7 x 43.2 cm trimmed to platemark; image: 29 x 27 cm
Nationality
Canadian
Credit line
Purchased 1999
Accession number
40151