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Seated Faun

Janet Scudder

American Art

On View: American Identities: A New Look, Centennial Era, 5th Floor
DATES 1924
DIMENSIONS 38 x 14 3/8 x 18 1/4 in. (96.5 x 36.5 x 46.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Incised along bottom of base, back side at proper right corner: "Alexis Rudier / Fondeur Paris"
SIGNATURE Incised along bottom of base, proper right side, in script: "Janet Scudder / 1924"
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in American Identities: A New Look, Centennial Era, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT © artist or artist's estate
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CAPTION Janet Scudder (American, 1873-1940). Seated Faun, 1924. Bronze, 38 x 14 3/8 x 18 1/4 in. (96.5 x 36.5 x 46.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 26.184. © artist or artist's estate
IMAGE front, 26.184_front_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Statue of young faun seated on a lion skin draped over a square pedestal; he is playing two single pipes, one pipe held in each hand, and has legs crossed at ankles. Condition: Good, areas on body of green patina.
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