Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Mahonri M. Young
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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)
Incised on back of base along lower edge at corner, "ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-"
Incised on front of ground below figure, "M. YOUNG"
Gift of Henry Steinway Ziegler
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.
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)
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