The Old Man of Mikeno
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
24 3/4 x 29 1/2 x 20 in. (62.9 x 74.9 x 50.8 cm) (show scale)
Foundry mark inscribed on top of proper right side of base: "KUNST Foundry N.Y"
Inscribed on front edge of base at center, under inscription: "Carl Akeley Sc" and "© 1923"
Inscribed on front edge of base at center: "The Old Man of Mikeno"
Gift of George D. Pratt
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Carl E. Akeley (American, 1864-1926). The Old Man of Mikeno, 1923. Bronze, 24 3/4 x 29 1/2 x 20 in. (62.9 x 74.9 x 50.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George D. Pratt, 24.552 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 24.552_bw.jpg)
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