Charles Henry Niehaus
35 1/4 x 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (89.5 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm) (show scale)
Incised on base along edge near proper right foot: "GORHAM MFC CO FOUNDERS"
Inscribed on base behind proper left leg: "C. H. NIEHAUS. Sc. 1901."
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Gift of James Blaine Walker, Jr.
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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)
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