Project Description

Paul Manship
Flight of Europa, 1925
Bronze on marble base
Height with base, 23 -5/8 inches
Bronze 20-7/8 H x 31- 1/4 L x 8 -5/8 D inches
Base 2 -1/2 H x 13 -1/2 L x 9 D inches

Gift of the artist
To Leon Kroll
To his wife
And thence by descent in the family

According to Harry Rand, 20 casts were made, of those only 5 gilt versions are known—they are in the collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Denver Art Museum (Wolf collection), and this work

A dark brown patina version is at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

John Manship, PAUL MANSHIP, Abbeville Press, New York, 1989, p.67-68, plate number 59

Harry Rand, PAUL MANSHIP, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, 1989, p. 67-68, figure 59, ( illustrated the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s version)

In conjunction with a traveling exhibition National Museum of American Art, Columbus Museum of Art, Oh, Archer M Huntington Art Gallery, Austin TX, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN. Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wis., Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York