Plate

  • Waylande Gregory, Plate, 1958, ceramic, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Ivy Borow Reade, 1993.62.1

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Waylande Gregory began to produce small porcelain figures, plates, and candlesticks in 1935 in order to support his family. He produced more than a thousand of these small-scale works in his lifetime. Although the three figures in Gregory’s Plate are abstracted, the gender of each is still recognizable. The central figure is a thick-hipped woman and beneath her are two men who appear to be vying for her attention.

Title
Plate
Artist
Date
1958
On View
Dimensions
3/4 x 11 1/8 in. (2.0 x 28.3) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Ivy Borow Reade

Mediums
Mediums Description
ceramic
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure group
Object Number
1993.62.1
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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