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The Dancer

Emil Fuchs

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Bronze, marble
DATES ca. 1912
DIMENSIONS 12 7/16 x 3 x 3 7/8 in. (31.6 x 7.6 x 9.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on edge of base near proper left foot: "GORHAM CO FOUNDERS OFWV"
SIGNATURE Signed on top of cast base: "EMIL FUCHS / ©"
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Emil Fuchs
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CAPTION Emil Fuchs (American, 1866-1929). The Dancer, ca. 1912. Bronze, marble, 12 7/16 x 3 x 3 7/8 in. (31.6 x 7.6 x 9.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Emil Fuchs, 32.2092.27. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 32.2092.27_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Figurine of nude girl with proper right leg and opposing arm reaching forward and proper right arm reaching back; head turned to proper left shoulder. Stands on cast rectangular base attached to black marble plinth.
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