On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
early to mid-20th century
21 x 11 x 11 in. (53.3 x 27.9 x 27.9 cm) (show scale)
Inscribed on proper right side of base: "F. C. Hammargren"
A. Augustus Healy Fund
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Fritz Hammargren (American, born Sweden, 1892-1968). Torso, early to mid-20th century. Marble, 21 x 11 x 11 in. (53.3 x 27.9 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 31.815. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 31.815_bw.jpg)
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Statuette of idealized nude female figure torso, truncated at neck and above shoulder, with arms raised, standing in contrapposto pose, figure emerges from irregular mounded base above knees; body is smoothly polished and base is roughly carved.
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