Hiram S. Powers
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
28 3/4 x 19 11/16 x 11 9/16 in. (73 x 50 x 29.4 cm) (show scale)
Incised on back of bust: "H. POWERS Sculp"
Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Hiram S. Powers (American, 1805-1873). Hope, ca. 1869. Marble, 28 3/4 x 19 11/16 x 11 9/16 in. (73 x 50 x 29.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 21.244. Creative Commons-BY
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Bust of female allegorical figure looking to left with a garment draped over her proper right shoulder, leaving her left breast exposed; she wears a five-pointed crown with an anchor in the center and five ball-like points connected by draped cord; her hair is gathered at the neck; supported on short pedestal.
Condition: Good; object has been restored after a 1994 accident which resulted in several chips around crown and drapery edges.
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