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Bust of Winslow Homer

William R. O' Donovan

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1876, cast ca. 1911
DIMENSIONS 12 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. (30.5 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Foundry mark inscribed on back edge of base: "ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N.Y"
SIGNATURE Inscribed on back of bust: "W.R. O'DONOVAN / © / '81"
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed on front of bust, below chest: "HOMER"
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Museum Collection Fund
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CAPTION William R. O' Donovan (American, 1844-1920). Bust of Winslow Homer, 1876, cast ca. 1911. Bronze, 12 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. (30.5 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 24.429. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 24.429_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bust portrait of a man truncated below chest and at shoulders; man looks straight ahead with hair combed towards forehead and moustache; smooth and polished surface; bust attached to a round, pedestal base. Condition: Good.
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