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Bust Carving

1991.937 (RS20825)

Description

Carved head and shoulders of a man with a high, standing collar and brushed back hair (to the center of his forehead). His features are small, the eyes incised, and the mouth wide.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
pine (wood)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bust
busts (figures)
CARVING, BUST
carvings (visual works)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Man
men (male humans)
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
12 (H), 17.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.937
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2712

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