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Sculptor:
Vedder, Elihu 1836-1923  Search this
Founder:
Chelsea Tile Works  Search this
Medium:
Cast iron
Type:
Sculptures-Decorative arts
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1991.107.A-C
Date:
Designed 1868. Modeled 1882. Copyrighted 1882
Notes:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1992, 2004.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2006.
Summary:
A fireback in the form of a triptych. Left panel (a) and right panel (c) depict rays of the sun and flowers. The center panel (b) depicts a female-like face with long flowing hair. There are flowers scattered in the bottom area of the center panel.
Topic:
Figure female--Head  Search this
Object--Flower  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08582331
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_313981