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Charles Henry Niehaus

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1901
DIMENSIONS 35 1/4 x 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (89.5 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Incised on base along edge near proper right foot: "GORHAM MFC CO FOUNDERS"
SIGNATURE Inscribed on base behind proper left leg: "C. H. NIEHAUS. Sc. 1901."
CREDIT LINE Gift of James Blaine Walker, Jr.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Statue of nude male athlete standing on round base with proper right leg forward; figure wrapping his hands and forearms with bands in preparation for boxing match; leaf covers genitals. Condition: Good.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Charles Henry Niehaus (American, 1855–1935). Caestus, 1901. Bronze, 35 1/4 x 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (89.5 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of James Blaine Walker, Jr., 67.237. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.237_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 67.237_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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