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Siesta

Emil Fuchs

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Bronze with stone base
DIMENSIONS 8 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 6 3/4 in., 10.2 lb. (21.6 x 19.7 x 17.1 cm, 4.6kg)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on bottom edge of chair near proper right back foot: "GORHAM CO FOUNDERS / OXFB"
SIGNATURE Across back of chair at seat level: stamped "EMIL FUCHS ©" and inscribed in ink "510-6"
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 32.2092.12
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Emil Fuchs
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Emil Fuchs (American, 1866-1929). Siesta. Bronze with stone base, 8 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 6 3/4 in., 10.2 lb. (21.6 x 19.7 x 17.1 cm, 4.6kg). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Emil Fuchs, 32.2092.12. Creative Commons-BY
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bronze figurine of nude young woman seated in wicker chair with hands gripping chair back and proper left leg crossed in front of bent right leg and hanging over chair arm; attached to square plinth stone base.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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