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Statuette "Madonna"

Georg J. Lober

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver and black stone
DATES 1925
DIMENSIONS 14 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 3 in., 9 lb. (36.5 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm, 4.1kg)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Incised around bottom edge of silver base: "AMER. ART F.DRY. N.Y."
SIGNATURE Inscribed on proper right below figure: "GEORG LOBER 1925"
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 26.153
CREDIT LINE Gift of Bruce Douglas
RIGHTS STATEMENT © artist or artist's estate
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CAPTION Georg J. Lober (American, 1892-1961). Statuette "Madonna," 1925. Silver and black stone, 14 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 3 in., 9 lb. (36.5 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm, 4.1kg). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Bruce Douglas, 26.153. © artist or artist's estate
IMAGE overall, 26.153.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Statuette of columnar figure of Madonna holding infant Christ, in Gothic style. She wears long robes with stylized drapery folds and a crown, Christ has a halo. Standing on half-dome atop stepped base with band of stylized foliate forms. Silver sculpture attached to simple black stone base that flares at bottom. Condition: Good, some accretions in crevices.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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