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Dancing Figure

Elie Nadelman

American Art

MEDIUM Bronze with stone base
  • Place Made: North America
  • DATES ca. 1916-1918
    DIMENSIONS Height: 29 7/8 in. (75.9 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Unsigned
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 38.693
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Sam Lewisohn
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Elie Nadelman (American, 1882-1946). Dancing Figure, ca. 1916-1918. Bronze with stone base, Height: 29 7/8 in. (75.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Sam Lewisohn, 38.693. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.38.693.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 10/17/2006
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Stylized figure of dancer in pose: head turned over proper right shoulder, arms raised at left side of head, kneels on left knee with right leg bent out in front; wears skirt tied at waist with ribbon and short boots or socks; figure is nude above waist; curly hair tied up with ribbon; supported on rectangular black stone base. Condition: Good, few chips around edges of base.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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