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Emma Stebbins

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1868
DIMENSIONS 39 1/4 x 14 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (99.7 x 36.2 x 26.4 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Inscribed along back edge of base: "EMMA STEBBINS ROME 1868"
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed on front edge of base: "SAMUEL"
CREDIT LINE Gift of James Ricau
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Statue of young boy in contrapposto pose; figure looks upward and is naked except for cloth that he holds in front of abdomen with proper right hand and drapes around back and over left shoulder; proper left hand gestures outward from side of body; figure has chin-length bob of wavy hair; rectangular support behind proper left leg with garland of flowers strung across front; figure stands on square plinth attached to low conforming base. Condition: Fair; thumb and index finger of proper left hand lost; corners of plinth broken off.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Emma Stebbins (American, 1815-1882). Samuel, 1868. Marble, 39 1/4 x 14 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (99.7 x 36.2 x 26.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of James Ricau, 80.191a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 80.191_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 80.191_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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