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The Birthing Album

1994 Maria Castagliola Born: Havana, Cuba 1946 graphite on paper sewn to wool; steel wire 72 5/8 x 168 1/4 x 1/8 in. (184.5 x 427.4 x 0.3 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool and the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program 1995.34 Not currently on view


Allegory - life - birth

Figure female

State of being - other - pregnant

sculpture - assemblage

fabric - wool

metal - steel


pencil - graphite

About Maria Castagliola

Born: Havana, Cuba 1946

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