Object Detail


Date
1963-1966
Period
20th century
Media
Bronze on granite base
Measurements
39 1/2 x 28 x 24 inches
Classification
Subject Category
Biblical
family/People
Credit Line
Gift of the Zorach and Ipcar children, 1992.1
Accession No
92.1
Context
Zorach portrayed three generations of females, using family members as models for the emblematic group, by its title, a reference to wisdom and rebirth, as conveyed by the Wisdom of Solomon in the Old Testament. Zorach was a lifelong supporter of his wife, Marguerite Zorach, and daughter, Dahlov Ipcar, in their success as both mothers and professionals.

Featured in “Maine and American Art: Farnsworth Art Museum” with thanks to the Henry Luce Foundation and Wyeth Foundation for American Art.

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