Erastus Dow Palmer (American, 1817-1904). <em>The White Captive</em>, 1866. Marble, 23 3/4 x 16 x 11 in. (60.3 x 40.6 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mary S. Croxson, 18.181. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 18.181_bw.jpg)

The White Captive

Artist:Erastus Dow Palmer

Medium: Marble

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Dimensions: 23 3/4 x 16 x 11 in. (60.3 x 40.6 x 27.9 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 18.181

Image: 18.181_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Idealized bust-length sculpture of a nude young woman looking to the right; truncated below breast; on pedestal base; wavy hair tied in loose bun; overall polished surface except the hair Condition: Good

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