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Rip Van Winkle

Daniel Chester French

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1925
DIMENSIONS 19 x 6 x 6 1/2 in., 14.2 lb. (48.3 x 15.2 x 16.5 cm, 6.4kg)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped along bottom edge of base at back: "ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y"
SIGNATURE Incised on top of base, proper right side: "D C FRENCH / 1925 / ©"
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Benjamin Prince
RIGHTS STATEMENT © artist or artist's estate
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CAPTION Daniel Chester French (American, 1850-1931). Rip Van Winkle, 1925. Bronze, 19 x 6 x 6 1/2 in., 14.2 lb. (48.3 x 15.2 x 16.5 cm, 6.4kg). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Benjamin Prince, 28.61. © artist or artist's estate
IMAGE front, 28.61_bw_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Statuette of old man with long hair and beard, wearing tattered clothes, wide brimmed hat, and holey boots; stands on square base with proper right foot stepping forward; raises proper right hand to lips and proper left hand holds barrel of musket that leans on ground. Condition: Good.
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