William “Bil” Britton Baird (1904-1987) [RA 1982-1987, HA 1987] : Marionettes Bunny Huggers from “Variety Show”, ca.1945.


SAL record control number: 113324 ;

Record level: Item ;

Record type: Movable work ;


Work title: Marionettes Bunny Huggers from “Variety Show”  [from the curator] ;

Alternate work titles:
2021 : Marionettes Bunny Huggers from “Variety Show”  [from the curator] ;

Work date: ca.1945  [generalized date from puppet design].

Work creator: William Britton “Bil” Baird (1904-1987) ;

Work medium: ? ;
Work dimensions: ? x ? ;

Inscribed / signed front: [none] ;

Verso: [none] ;

SAL category: Sculpture ;
SAL sub-category: Puppet ;

Archives of American Art subjects:
Art―Private collections―New York (State)
Art―Private collections―New York (State)―Salmagundi
Sculpture — Puppet

Description of work:

after ca.1945 Private collection of David and Margaret Sullivan, New York, NY, by descent ;
after ca.1945 Private collection of Frank Sullivan (?-?), New York, NY, former co-artistic director of Bil Baird ;
ca.1945 William Britton “Bil” Baird (1904-1987), the artist .

Exhibition history:
2021-2022 SCNY Bil Baird and Olga Felgemacher : a narrative legacy November 25 – January 30.  [on loan]

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Record birth date:
March 31, 2021

Last updated: November 27, 2021 at 12:15 pm