On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
29 3/8 x 8 7/8 x 10 in. (74.6 x 22.5 x 25.4 cm) (show scale)
Incised on back of neck: "Emil Fuchs / 1913"
Gift of the Estate of Emil Fuchs
Bronze bust of Japanese man with thick hair, small mustache, and head turned toward right; Japanese characters [?] in rectangular plaque below neck; bust attached to square pedestal base.
Emil Fuchs (American, born Austria, 1866-1929). Japanese Gentleman, 1913. Bronze, marble, 29 3/8 x 8 7/8 x 10 in. (74.6 x 22.5 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Emil Fuchs, 32.2092.21. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 32.2092.21_bw.jpg)
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Who or what is this sculpture?
This was sculpted by Emil Fuchs in 1913. It depicts an unnamed Japanese Gentleman.