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Berceuse (from the series Landscapes)

Berceuse (from the series Landscapes)

Artist: Merlin Cohen (American, born 1937)
Date: 2009
Medium: Colorado marble sculpture with black granite pedestal
Dimensions:
62 1/2 x 35 1/2 x 11 1/2 in., 550 lb. (158.8 x 90.2 x 29.2 cm, 249.5 kg)
Other (Sculpture): 44 1/2 x 35 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (113 x 90.2 x 29.2 cm)
Other (Base): 18 1/8 x 19 5/8 x 15 in. (46 x 49.8 x 38.1 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Gift of Arnold and Doris Roland in memory of John B. Crews, 2012
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 2012.3
Description
Merlin Cohen arrived at sculpture as a second career, having previously been a dentist until 1992. His sole medium is stone—most significantly marble and alabaster. Berceuse represents the figures of a mother and child and is carved with the aid of a computer-generated composition.
On view