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Chester Beach

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES ca. 1909–1910
DIMENSIONS 19 x 14 x 10 1/2 in. (48.3 x 35.6 x 26.7 cm)  (show scale)
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed along front bottom edge: "HELEN"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Pamela Nesbet, Robert L. Thirkield and Gilbert H. Thirkield, Jr.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bust of Helen Leeming (1900-1973) of Brooklyn, NY. Young girl in frontal pose; hair combed back from forehead and secured at top of head with larg bow; curls fall to shoulders at sides, longer in back; square neckline of dress edged with decorative floral band; two vertical rows of buttons along edging; integral conforming base. Condition: Good.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Chester Beach (American, 1881–1956). Helen, ca. 1909–1910. Marble, 19 x 14 x 10 1/2 in. (48.3 x 35.6 x 26.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Pamela Nesbet, Robert L. Thirkield and Gilbert H. Thirkield, Jr., 73.58. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 73.58_front_bw.jpg)
IMAGE front, 73.58_front_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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