Skip Navigation

The Bather

Robert Laurent

American Art

MEDIUM Alabaster
DATES ca. 1925
DIMENSIONS 26 3/4 × 22 1/16 × 13 9/16 in., 305 lb. (67.9 × 56 × 34.4 cm, 138.35kg)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Unsigned
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 35.1009
CREDIT LINE Carll H. de Silver Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT © Estate of Robert Laurent
The Brooklyn Museum holds a non-exclusive license to reproduce images of this work of art from the rights holder named here. The Museum does not warrant that the use of this work will not infringe on the rights of third parties. It is your responsibility to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions before copying, transmitting, or making other use of protected items beyond that allowed by "fair use," as such term is understood under the United States Copyright Act. For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress, Cornell University, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums, and Copyright Watch. For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright. If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact copyright@brooklynmuseum.org. If you wish to contact the rights holder for this work, please email copyright@brooklynmuseum.org and we will assist if we can.
CAPTION Robert Laurent (American, born France, 1890-1970). The Bather, ca. 1925. Alabaster, 26 3/4 × 22 1/16 × 13 9/16 in., 305 lb. (67.9 × 56 × 34.4 cm, 138.35kg). Brooklyn Museum, Carll H. de Silver Fund, 35.1009. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 35.1009_front_PS9.jpg)
IMAGE front, 35.1009_front_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Statue of nude, seated woman with long hair that flows in stylized waves over bent proper right knee to ground; torso twisted; proper left arm arches over head and proper right arm bent with hand in hair at back of neck; body has smooth polished surface and hair is textured with horizontal striations. Condition: Good; large chip in front bottom edge; some yellowing of stone around edge.
RECORD COMPLETENESS
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.