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Title

The adoration of the magi

post 1942


Artist

Anne Dangar

Australia

01 Dec 1885 - 04 Sep 1951


About

As well as domestic ware, Anne Dangar also produced a number of ceramics specifically for exhibition, often based on designs by her great mentor, Albert Gleizes. Many of these can be identified by the inscription MSGD, combining their names (Moly-Sabata Gleizes Dangar), as in 'The adoration of the magi'.


Details


Alternative title

L’Adoration des mages


Place where the work was made

Sablons Isère France


Date

post 1942


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

glazed earthenware


Dimensions

41.2 x 35.5 x 1.5 cm diam.


Signature & date

Signed l.r., slip "MSGD" [Moly-Sabata Gleizes Dangar]. Not dated.


Credit

Mollie Douglas Bequest Fund 2017


Location

Not on display


Accession number

20.2017


Artist information

Anne Dangar

Artist profile

Works in the collection

23


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Anne Dangar céramiste: Le cubism au quotidian, Paris, 2017, 33 (colour illus.). cat.no. 4

Rustic cubism: Anne Dangar and the art colony at Moly-Sabata, Chicago, 2004, 171 (illus.). Fig. 114. (After Gleizes' watercolour "Adoration des mages" 1942)

Earth, fire, water, air: Anne Dangar's letters to Grace Crowley, 1930-1951, St Leonards, 2000, Plate 3 (colour illus.). (As "Nativity tile")