Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Meditation
  • Alexander Archipenko
    1887–1964
    born: Kiev, Ukraine ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: France, United States
  • Meditation, 1938
  • Where object was made: Soviet Union (present-day Russia)
  • terracotta, paint, inlay
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 52.8 x 17.8 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 3/4 x 7 x 4 1/2 in
    Object Height/Width/Depth: base dimensions 3.8 x 17.8 x 15.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: base dimensions 1 1/2 x 7 x 6 in
  • Bequest of Wallace Pratt
  • On view: 20/21 Gallery, 405, W1
  • 1982.0007
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Abstract depiction of standing woman, draped in black, upper torso bowed somewhat, hands clasped; chest and legs exposed in white from underneath black drapery.