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The first of dozens Cornell made in honor of famous ballerinas, this box pays homage to Marie Taglioni, an acclaimed nineteenth-century Italian dancer who, according to legend, kept an imitation ice cube in her jewelry box to commemorate dancing in the snow at the behest of a Russian highwayman.

Joseph Cornell (American, Taglioni's Jewel Casket, Box construction with blue glass.

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Joseph Cornell, boxes, films – Ryan Murray

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Cornell Box - Lauren Bacall.  Cornell, who lived with his mother on Utopia Parkway in Flushing (Queens, NYC), expressed incredible tenderness in his shadow boxes, which were often themed around movie stars.

joseph cornell - untitled (penny arcade portrait of lauren bacall), box construction, 20 x 16 x 3 in

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Joseph Cornell, 'Romantic Museum'. 1940s-50s 'Museum in a Box' works featured in his exhibition; The Romantic Museum: Portraits of Women, held at the Hugo Gallery in New York in 1946.

'Museum in a Box' works featured in his exhibition; The Romantic Museum: Portraits of Women, held at the Hugo Gallery in New York in

Joseph Cornell  American, 1903–1972, Untitled (Forgotten Game) c.1949  from Art Institute of Chicago

Untitled (Forgotten Game), Box construction c. 1949 by Joseph Cornell

Untitled. REALLY LOOKS LIKE THE INTELLECTUAL CONVERSATION WAS INTERUPTTED BY A LUST BREAK

Joseph Cornell: how the reclusive artist conquered the art world – from his mum’s basement/ by Olivia Laing

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