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The New World and the Old World, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
McCartan, Edward 1879-1947  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Medal
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Harvard University Fogg Museum 32 Quincy Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 Accession Number: 1943.1657.19
Date:
1939
Notes:
Harvard University Art Museums, unpublished checklist, Nov. 1996.
Summary:
Obverse: left profile view of a kneeling mother with nude child, reading a book. Behind them is the skyline of a modern city with the sun rising. Reverse: left profile view of a kneeling mother with nude child clinging to her. Behind them is an old European city with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse riding on a cloud behind them.
Topic:
Figure group--Female & Child  Search this
Cityscape--Europe  Search this
Control number:
IAS 20780202
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_332441