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Head of Saint John

Thomas Ball

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • 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
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Chauncey E. Low
    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
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    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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