Joy of Life
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Bronze with stone base
12 3/8 x 10 3/4 x 5 3/8 in. (31.4 x 27.3 x 13.7 cm) (show scale)
Foundry mark stamped on edge of bronze base, behind foot: "GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS / OXFM"
Incised on bronze base behind foot: "EMIL FUCHS / ©"
Gift of the Estate of Emil Fuchs
Figurine of nude young woman posed on proper right toe with left leg lifted behind her and arms outstretched, head turned to left; stands on cast rectangular base attached to black stone base.
Emil Fuchs (American, born Austria, 1866-1929). Joy of Life. Bronze with stone base, 12 3/8 x 10 3/4 x 5 3/8 in. (31.4 x 27.3 x 13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Emil Fuchs, 32.2092.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 32.2092.8_bw.jpg)
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