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Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
On photo mount label: R. Evans. A boy and panther; also known as, The dawn of youth. Brookgreen, S.C., Brookgreen Gardens. Gift of Mr. Archer M. Huntington. Classification number: 282/E92/9151. Accession: 160971.
The group, an interpretation of Kipling's Mowgli, was originally designed for the garden of Frank A. Vanderlip, Scarborough, New York. It was awarded the Watrous Gold Medal at the winter exhibition of the National Academy of Design in 1919. It was placed at Brookgreen Gardens in 1937.
Proske, Beatrice Gilman, "Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture," (Brookgreen Gardens, rev. ed., 1968), pg. 138-139.
1 photographic print : b&w, 9 3/8 x 7 1/2 in. (trimmed), mounted on 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. board.
Figure male--Child  Search this
Allegory--Life--Youth  Search this
Literature--Kipling--Mowgli  Search this
Animal--Panther  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000697
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum