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Death Uncovering Its Face and Showing It To Be Life

Helen Farnsworth Mears

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1916
DIMENSIONS 15 x 8 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. (38.1 x 21 x 22.2 cm)
SIGNATURE Inscribed on top of base, proper left rear corner: "HELEN FARNSWORTH MEARS. Sc. / © 1918 by MARY MEARS."
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mary Mears
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Sketch for statue of seated female figure wearing long robes; with her proper right hand holds a gathered bunching of her robes that runs around the back of her neck and across the front of her chest; facing frontally with her proper right foot placed farther forward than her left; seated on a square block; overall light brown patina and loosely modeled surface. Condition: Good
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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