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Applewood with darker wood base
Overall (with base): 25 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 5 11/16 in. (65.4 x 19.1 x 14.4 cm)
Base (height): 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm) (show scale)
Paper label affixed to underside of base, inscribed: "Abstraction / #2 / Applewoo[d]"
Incised on right side: "Wheelock"
Dick S. Ramsay Fund
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Warren Wheelock (American, 1880-1960). Abstraction #2, 1920s. Applewood with darker wood base, Overall (with base): 25 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 5 11/16 in. (65.4 x 19.1 x 14.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 46.125 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 46.125_view1_PS2.jpg)
overall, 46.125_view1_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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Abstract, polished wood sculpture; vertically oriented, cubistic form with facets that vary from curving to hard-edged shapes; on simple rectangular base.
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