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On the Heights

Sarah Malcolm Freeborn

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Marble
DATES 1893
DIMENSIONS 33 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (84.5 x 26.7 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Inscribed on base at back: "S.M. Freeborne, Firenze 1893"
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 07.418
CREDIT LINE Bequest of Sarah M. Freeborn
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Sarah Malcolm Freeborn (American, 1861-1906). On the Heights, 1893. Marble, 33 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (84.5 x 26.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Sarah M. Freeborn, 07.418. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 07.418_glass_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Full-length statue of a young nude boy standing next to a tree trunk covered by vines; boy in contrapposto pose with head tilted backwards and to the proper right, he reaches up and touches top of trunk with proper right arm; proper left arm rests against his body; stands on an irregular, mounded base. Condition: Good
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (75%)
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