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Piper at the Gates of Dawn

Mahonri M. Young

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES ca. 1916
DIMENSIONS 12 7/16 x 11 x 7 1/2 in., 16.4 lb. (31.6 x 27.9 x 19.1 cm, 7.4kg)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Incised on back of base along lower edge at corner, "ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-"
SIGNATURE Incised on front of ground below figure, "M. YOUNG"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Henry Steinway Ziegler
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Seated figure of satyr with grotesque face and legs spread open; holds a pan flute to his mouth with proper left hand; sits on mound of roughly modeled earth atop rectangular base. Green patina overall. Condition: good.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Mahonri M. Young (American, 1877–1957). Piper at the Gates of Dawn, ca. 1916. Bronze, 12 7/16 x 11 x 7 1/2 in., 16.4 lb. (31.6 x 27.9 x 19.1 cm, 7.4kg). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Henry Steinway Ziegler, 2001.120. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2001.120_transp5375.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2001.120_transp5375.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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