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1975 Eugenie Gershoy Born: Krivoi Rog, Russia 1901 Died: United States 1986 bronze/cast 18 3/8 x 7 1/8 x 6 1/4 in. (46.7 x 18.1 x 15.9 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Director's Discretionary Fund 1975.96 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 47B

Luce Center Label

Eugenie Gershoy modeled this piece in 1975 as part of her series of artists’ portraits. In these sculptures, each artist is shown at work in his or her profession. Gershoy is depicted without tools and appears to be gesturing to the viewer. She may be describing something or working on a large sculpture that cannot be seen.


Occupation - art - painter

Occupation - art - printmaker

Occupation - art - sculptor

Portrait female - Gershoy, Eugenie - full length

Portrait female - Gershoy, Eugenie - self-portrait


metal - bronze