Date1940s (Date created)
1949 (Date acquired)
Measurements26.75 in H x 10.5 in W x 12.5 in D
DescriptionEarthenware sculpture of over life-size head of Nietzsche, mounted on a wooden base. The head tilts forward and the eyes are downcast, with great eyebrows. Weiner's sculpture effectively creates the essence of a man deeply engrossed in thought, with carefully modeled details and features.
Credit LinePurchase Prize given by Richard B. Gump, 12th Ceramic National, 1948