Edward Alexander Mac Dowell
Helen Farnsworth Mears
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Bronze plaque: 33 3/16 x 39 3/4 x 1 3/16 in. (84.3 x 101 x 3 cm)
Frame: 41 1/4 x 47 9/16 in. (104.8 x 120.8 cm) (show scale)
In relief at lower left: "MODELLED . FROM . LIFE . / BY . HELEN . FARNSWORTH . / MEARS . / M.D.C.C.C.C.VI."; and inscribed along left edge: "COPYRIGHT . 1907 . BY . HELEN . FARNSWORTH . MEARS"
In relief across top of plaque: "EDWARD . ALEXANDER . MAC-DOW-ELL . COMPOSER . MUSICIAN . AND . POET . ÆTATIS . XLV . / NIGHT . HAS . FALLEN . ON . A . DAY . OF . DEEDS."
Gift of Anne Lupton Prince
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Helen Farnsworth Mears (American, 1871-1916). Edward Alexander Mac Dowell, 1906. Bronze, Bronze plaque: 33 3/16 x 39 3/4 x 1 3/16 in. (84.3 x 101 x 3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Anne Lupton Prince, 16.757. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.757_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Rectangular plaque with bas relief portrait of Edward Alexander MacDowell (1861-1908); he is seated in an arm chair facing to right and holds a book on his lap. On the right hand side there is a roll of music titled "SONATA TRAGICA" with several bars of notes, superimposed on a laurel wreath. (Bronze plaque affixed to modern wooden frame.)
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