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Buffalo

Alexander Phimister Proctor

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Bronze
DATES 1913
DIMENSIONS 13 3/8 x 9 1/4 x 19 1/2 in., 36.4 lb. (34 x 23.5 x 49.5 cm, 16.51kg)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Foundry mark inscribed along proper right edge of base: "ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N.Y."
SIGNATURE Inscribed on top of base along proper left side: "PHIMISTER / PROCTOR 1913"
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed on top of base at proper right rear corner: "©" Inscribed on back edge of base: "MODEL FOR Q ST. BDGE. WASHINGTON D.C."
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 14.565
CREDIT LINE Gift of George D. Pratt
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Alexander Phimister Proctor (American, 1862-1950). Buffalo, 1913. Bronze, 13 3/8 x 9 1/4 x 19 1/2 in., 36.4 lb. (34 x 23.5 x 49.5 cm, 16.51kg). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George D. Pratt, 14.565. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 14.565_bw.jpg)
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Statuette, animal figure of standing buffalo with head turned to proper left, on rectangular base, turnip or carrot on ground between back legs. Condition: Good
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