Charles Loring Elliott, Portrait of Matthew Vassar, 1861

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Checklist for the Hildegarde Krause Baker, class of 1911, Sculpture Garden.

Hildegarde Krause Baker, class of 1911, Sculpture Garden
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College

The Hildegarde Krause Baker, class of 1911, Sculpture Garden was a memorial gift by Eric and Jane Baker Nord, class of 1942. The current renovation was made possible through a gift by the late Ralph Connor, Vassar Trustee from 1963 through 1971.

Checklist of works:
Alexander Archipenko, Ukrainian 1887 - 1964
Queen of Sheba, 1961
On loan from Frances Archipenko Gray

Anthony Caro, British 1924 -
Slap, 1976
Steel, rusted and varnished
Gift of Elizabeth Cabot Lyman, class of 1964, 1999.10

Anthony Caro, British 1924 -
Water Street Stilt, 1980
Bronze cast and welded
Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929, 2009.1.4

Pietro Consagra, Italian 1920 - 2005
Colloquio abulico (Abulic Conversation), 1960
Gift of Judith Driscoll, class of 1940, 1990.22

Eugène Dodeigne, Belgian 1923 -
Las, 1963
Stone of Soignies
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Ossorio, 1977.60.3

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American 1880 - 1980
The Call of the Sea, 1924
Gift of Mrs. Charles Highley, 1954.16

Dimitri Hadzi, American 1921 - 2006
Samurai, 1971
Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929, 2009.1.8

Gaston Lachaise, French 1882 - 1935
Nude with Drapery, plaster ca. 1930-35, cast in bronze 2004
Gift of The Lachaise Foundation, Boston, MA, 2005.9

Peter Lipsitt, American 1940 -
Odyssey, 1994
Bequest of Virginia Herrick Deknatel, class of 1929, 2009.1.13

Frank Stella, American 1936 -
Etang d’ambach, 1992
Stainless steel
Gift of Stephen Mazoh, 2003.38

Toshiko Takaezu, American 1922 - 2011
Asa-Kiri (Morning Mist), 1996
Gift of the class of 1942, 1997.2

Christopher Wilmarth, American 1943 - 1987
My Divider, 1975-76
Bronze, etched glass and bronze wire
Purchase, Friends of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Fund and Pratt Fund, 1996.19

Alexander Calder, American 1898 - 1976
Triangle with Ears, 1966
Bolted steel plate painted black
Gift of Edith Ferry Hooper, class of 1932, 1975.15

Posted by Office of Communications Thursday, May 10, 2012


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