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Prometheus, Bringing Fire to the Earth, Los Angeles, California, from the series The American Monument

Artist:
Lee Friedlander, born Aberdeen, WA 1934  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 6 3/8 x 9 1/4 in. (16.2 x 23.5 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1972
Topic:
Monument\statue  Search this
Landscape\tree\palm tree  Search this
Landscape\California\Los Angeles  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, Margery and Edgar Masinter, Kevin and Lisa McGovern, and Bernie Stadiem
Copyright:
© Lee Friedlander
Object number:
2003.42.157
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73c7c2a70-2e1c-4634-b252-afa9da3d5314
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2003.42.157

(Studies--Villa Borghese, 2 figures, etc.)

Artist:
William Page, born Albany, NY 1811-died Staten Island, NY 1885  Search this
Medium:
pencil and pen and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (28.6 x 18.4 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1855
Topic:
Study  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Figure male\elderly\head  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Pauline Page Howell
Object number:
1973.183.6B
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CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c252360c-48e9-4299-96bb-f5f39d1f18a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.183.6B

Pro Patria Medal (design for reverse)

Artist:
Joseph E. Renier, born Union Hill, NJ 1887-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
painted plaster
Dimensions:
10 1/4 in. (26.0 cm.) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Relief
Date:
1941
Topic:
Study  Search this
Figure male\nude  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier
Object number:
1967.93.17
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f7ea475b-56c3-4fd4-aa63-7724bd7eb16b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.93.17

Pro Patria Medal

Artist:
Joseph E. Renier, born Union Hill, NJ 1887-died New York City 1966  Search this
Founder:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
2 7/8 in. (7.4 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
1941
Topic:
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Figure male\nude  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier
Object number:
1967.93.58
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e7b2b7fa-a1c6-4920-98eb-f3ef76161f70
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.93.58

Pro Patria Medal (design for reverse)

Artist:
Joseph E. Renier, born Union Hill, NJ 1887-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
lead
Dimensions:
3 3/8 in. (8.7 cm.) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
1941
Topic:
Figure male\nude  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier
Object number:
1967.93.64
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Department:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk79e48d9c8-bcdd-4b45-90ff-9d6efd637aca
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edanmdm:saam_1967.93.64

Pro Patria

Artist:
Joseph E. Renier, born Union Hill, NJ 1887-died New York City 1966  Search this
Founder:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Commissioner:
Society of Medallic Arts  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
1941
Topic:
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the heirs of Albert Laessle: Mrs. Albertine de Bempt Laessle, Mr. Albert M. Laessle and Mr. Paul Laessle
Object number:
1972.167.26
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c74c2b49-ad0b-4fa0-affd-16ddf3dd50d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1972.167.26

Prometheus

Artist:
William Page, born Albany, NY 1811-died Staten Island, NY 1885  Search this
Medium:
pencil on note paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 x 7 3/4 in. (25.4 x 19.7 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1861
Topic:
Study  Search this
Figure male\nude  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Pauline Page Howell
Object number:
1973.183.35
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk775e317f9-684b-4ba9-bee4-922c4e6deb6e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.183.35

Prometheus

Artist:
William Page, born Albany, NY 1811-died Staten Island, NY 1885  Search this
Medium:
pencil on note paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 x 7 3/4 in. (25.4 x 19.7 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1861
Topic:
Study  Search this
Figure male\nude  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Pauline Page Howell
Object number:
1973.183.36
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CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b424a4b8-8515-4bba-b364-a7187b1ebcc6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.183.36

Prometheus

Artist:
William Page, born Albany, NY 1811-died Staten Island, NY 1885  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (18.2 x 18.2 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1861
Topic:
Study  Search this
Figure male\nude  Search this
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Pauline Page Howell
Object number:
1973.183.37
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c0d3a654-9875-4106-80d5-d92a8015846c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.183.37

(Prometheus?)

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 3 3/8 x 4 3/8 in. (8.5 x 11.1 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Animal\bird  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Object\other\torch  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Paul Manship
Object number:
1966.47.225
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Department:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk70db0441a-b80d-4421-81df-c6ac07c78f11
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.47.225

(Prometheus Studies)

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
pen and ink and pencil on tracing paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 4 1/8 x 4 1/4 in. (10.6 x 10.8 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1933
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Study\sculpture study  Search this
Study\sculpture study  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Paul Manship
Object number:
1966.47.275
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk71b969e84-f01d-4223-b804-7df263befb2e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.47.275

(Prometheus Bound)

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
pen and ink and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. (18.1 x 10.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Animal\bird  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus Bound  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Paul Manship
Object number:
1966.47.276
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d84d2f5a-19aa-4967-8aef-7c3b34ed5f09
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.47.276

Prometheus

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
6 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (16.6 x 14.6 x 8.9 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
n.d., cast posthumously
Topic:
Figure male\nude  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1971.16
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 49A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7364120f8-e6a3-4fd7-a1a7-4570ebd9da20
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1971.16

Prometheus in Chains

Artist:
Hilda Katz, born New York City 1909-died 1997  Search this
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist in memory of her parents, Max and Lina Katz
Object number:
1978.109.38
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72590cd9b-3d51-4b50-a143-fb1703b32717
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.109.38

Prometheus

Artist:
Rockwell Kent, born Tarrytown Heights, NY 1882-died Plattsburgh, NY 1971  Search this
Medium:
engraving on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 3 7/8 x 2 3/4 in. (10.0 x 7.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1931
Topic:
Landscape\rocks  Search this
Figure male\nude  Search this
Landscape\weather\lightning  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Frank McClure
Object number:
1979.98.126
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Department:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75dcb01b1-edcf-47b9-b15a-bbf9724fa9b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.98.126

Prometheus Unchained

Artist:
Rockwell Kent, born Tarrytown Heights, NY 1882-died Plattsburgh, NY 1971  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 14 x 11 3/8 in. (35.5 x 28.9 cm) sheet: 23 1/2 x 16 in. (59.7 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1938
Topic:
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Frank McClure
Object number:
1979.98.128
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk715f7d141-c701-40dc-917e-207a95c5b83f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.98.128

After Washington Allston's "Outlines and Sketches"

Artist:
John Cheney, born South Manchester, CT 1801-died South Manchester, CT 1885  Search this
Medium:
engraving
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Landscape\rocks  Search this
Figure male\nude  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Mythology\classical\Prometheus  Search this
Object number:
1974.121.4
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7cb52119f-51f0-43f3-9041-40f94bf20657
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.121.4

Prometheus [sculpture] / (photographed by Wurts Brothers)

Artist:
Manship, Paul 1885-1966  Search this
Photographic firm:
Wurts Brothers  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1934. Dedicated January 9, 1934
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Prometheus  Search this
Allegory--Element--Fire  Search this
Allegory--Element--Earth  Search this
Allegory--Life--Humanity  Search this
Emblem--Zodiac  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001646
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Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128361
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Model for Sculpture for Temple of Science, Pittsburgh [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Aitken, Robert 1878-1949  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Asclepius  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Hygeia  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Prometheus  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0029853
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_29854

Model for Sculpture for Temple of Science, Pittsburgh [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Aitken, Robert 1878-1949  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Asclepius  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Hygeia  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Prometheus  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0029855
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Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_29856

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