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Study for Greek Science

Kenyon Cox

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Gilded plaster
DATES 1907
DIMENSIONS 11 1/2 x 5 x 2 1/2 in. (29.2 x 12.7 x 6.4 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 75.132
CREDIT LINE Gift of Allyn Cox
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Kenyon Cox (American, 1856-1919). Study for Greek Science, 1907. Gilded plaster, 11 1/2 x 5 x 2 1/2 in. (29.2 x 12.7 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Allyn Cox, 75.132. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 75.132.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small study for allegorical female figure of a woman clothed in heavy, hooded classicized robes and holding a globe in her proper right hand and compass, which is open in a V shape and touching the top of the globe, in her proper left hand; figure looks down at objects in her hands and stands on a stepped, rectangular base. Condition: Good; small chips around base; overall wear to gilding.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (72%)
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