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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Roll-preissler, Audrey 9
Descriptions
polychromed wood with paper
Names
Sculpture 571
Subjects
immigration Simpson, Sen. Alan K. 2 piñata Mexico bull 15
Date:
1987
Dimensions:
H: 21.25 in, width: 32.5 in, depth: 14.75 in
Title:
Trojan Piñata (Portrait of Alan Simpson)
Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
Inscription:
Back of human figure, in script: A. Roll-preissler
Remarks:
The artist worked from a campaign photograph of Alan Simpson. The artwork shall not be sold, traded or used as a gift. The title shall be amended to include the historic reference to Sen. Alan Simpson. Plywood unfinished base of sculpture is currently screwed onto the sculpture. This is part of the crate. It is not in any way part of the sculpture and as soon as the piece is permanently ours it maybe removed.
Accession Number:
10.93

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