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Bicycle Shop Sign by Louis Simon / American Art
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Bicycle Shop Sign

early 1930s Louis Simon Born: Bessarabia, Russia 1884 Died: New York, New York 1970 carved and painted wood, gesso, metal and rubber bicycle parts, marbles, and metal hardware 34 1/2 x 14 3/4 x 23 1/2 in. (87.6 x 37.5 x 59.7 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.265 Not currently on view



Keywords

Architecture - vehicle - bicycle

Figure male

Miscellaneous - advertisement - bicycle

Travel - land - bicycle

sculpture

folk art

metal - iron

plaster - gesso

rubber

wood

About Louis Simon

Born: Bessarabia, Russia 1884 Died: New York, New York 1970