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Bull's Head, from the Schieren Building, Cliff and Ferry Streets, NYC

American Art

MEDIUM Bronze
DATES 1904
DIMENSIONS 48 3/4 x 85 1/2 x 43 3/4 in. (123.8 x 217.2 x 111.1 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Incised on back plate, proper right side: "ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N.Y. 1904"
SIGNATURE Incised on back plate, proper left side, in script: "Solon. H. Borglum Sc / 1904"
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 67.274.1
CREDIT LINE Gift of New York City Department of Real Estate
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Solon H. Borglum (American, 1868-1922). Bull's Head, from the Schieren Building, Cliff and Ferry Streets, NYC, 1904. Bronze, 48 3/4 x 85 1/2 x 43 3/4 in. (123.8 x 217.2 x 111.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of New York City Department of Real Estate, 67.274.1. Creative Commons-BY
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Cast head of longhorn steer with nostrils flared and tongue protruding slightly from mouth; ovoid back plate (for mounting) framing neck. Condition: Fair; allover light green patina; pitting in surface; rust streaks, especially around neck.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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Bulls Head, from the Schieren Building, Cliff and Ferry Streets, NYC