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Alexander Phimister Proctor

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 1894
    DIMENSIONS 7 1/2 x 8 x 5 in., 91 lb. (19.1 x 20.3 x 12.7 cm, 41.3kg)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Foundry mark incised around edge of base below proper right back leg "JNO. WILLIAMS / FOUNDRY N.Y."
    SIGNATURE Incised on top of base near proper left front paw: "A. PHIMISTER PROCTOR / 94" and on base below proper left rear foot: "COPY RT 95"
    INSCRIPTIONS Painted in black on underside of base, along inner edge: "2" and "11904"
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of George D. Pratt
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Alexander Phimister Proctor (American, 1862-1950). Setter, 1894. Bronze, 7 1/2 x 8 x 5 in., 91 lb. (19.1 x 20.3 x 12.7 cm, 41.3kg). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George D. Pratt, 12.899. Creative Commons-BY
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Statuette of standing, setter-type dog chewing a bone on ground at his front paws; wears collar; attached to integral oval mound base with textured surface and framing bands on bottom edge. Condition: Good
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