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Head of Saint John

Thomas Ball

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Marble
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 1872
    DIMENSIONS 25 7/8 x 15 1/8 x 11 1/2 in. (65.7 x 38.4 x 29.2 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Incised on back: "T. Ball. 1872"
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 19.147
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Chauncey E. Low
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Thomas Ball (American, 1819-1911). Head of Saint John, 1872. Marble, 25 7/8 x 15 1/8 x 11 1/2 in. (65.7 x 38.4 x 29.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Chauncey E. Low, 19.147. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 19.147_bw.jpg)
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Marble bust of male figure with long, flowing locks; gazes upward and to proper left side; head supported on pedestal base. Condition: Good
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