Torso, c. 1988
Artist: Elizabeth Catlett
Bronze mounted on unpolished stone
13 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 4 inches; Initialed EC back of figure
Major African American sculptor who studied with artist Grant Wood in Iowa when she was young. Catlett also studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. She married Mexican artist Francisco Mora and made Cuernavaca, Mexico her home.
Her work is represented in many collections including MOMA, NYC and MOMA, Mexico, the Library of Congress and the Metropolitan Museum, NYC.