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Emil Fuchs

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1922
DIMENSIONS 22 9/16 x 13 7/8 x 4 1/8 in. (57.3 x 35.2 x 10.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Marked on bottom edge of base in rear: "Roman Bronze Works N-Y-"
SIGNATURE Signed on back of sphere: "No. 2 / Emil Fuchs / © 1922"
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). Arabesque, 1922. Bronze, 22 9/16 x 13 7/8 x 4 1/8 in. (57.3 x 35.2 x 10.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Emil Fuchs, 32.2092.29. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 32.2092.29_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Figure of nude young woman balancing on toes of her proper right foot on a sphere atop a cylindrical base with incised vine pattern. Her proper left leg is raised straight back, her proper left arm extends straight forward at shoulder height. Her proper right arm is forward and raised. Her head is turned to face over her left shoulder. Her hair is parted in the center and pulled back with an arrangement of curls or flowers over each ear.
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