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Sculptor:
French, Daniel Chester 1850-1931  Search this
Carver:
Piccirilli Brothers Marble Carving Studios  Search this
Medium:
Granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway Front entrance Brooklyn New York 11238
Date:
1916. Relocated 1963
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Lederer, Joseph, "All Around the Town: A Walking Guide to Outdoor Sculpture in New York City," New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975.
Bronx Times, July 15, 1999, pg. 6.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, NY0044, 1989.
Monumental News, May 1915, pg. 288.
Lederer, Joseph, "All Around the Town: A Walking Guide to Outdoor Sculpture in New York City," New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975, pg. 211.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
A seated woman in a long dress wears a civic crown and holds a Roman book in her proper left hand. At her feet a nude child reads a book. At the right rear is a model of a borough church.
Topic:
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Allegory--Place--Brooklyn  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Figure--Child--Nude  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Reading  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Jewelry  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77002698
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_21221