Rogers Group Sculpture - "You are a Spirit, I Know, When Did You Die?"

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1885

GUSN

GUSN-52054

Description

Sculpture of a scene from the play King Lear. A bearded man on a bed with a young woman before him and two bearded men behind.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sculpture (visual work)
painting (coating)
plaster
Sculpture
Sculpture

Inscription

Impressed on front: ""King Lear/ Kent/ The Doctor/ Cordelia/ `You Are A Spirit, I Know;/ When Did You Die?'"" On top of base is ""John Rogers/ New York/ 1885""

People and Organizations

King Lear

Shakespeare, William

Maker

Rogers, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

18 1/2 x 19 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1941.260

Places

New York state (United States)