Charles Henry Niehaus (American, 1855-1935). <em>Caestus</em>, 1901. Bronze, 35 1/4 x 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (89.5 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of James Blaine Walker, Jr., 67.237. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.237_bw.jpg)

Caestus

Artist:Charles Henry Niehaus

Medium: Bronze

Dates:1901

Dimensions: 35 1/4 x 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (89.5 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm)

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

Accession Number: 67.237

Image: 67.237_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Statue of nude male athlete standing on round base with proper right leg forward; figure wrapping his hands and forearms with bands in preparation for boxing match; leaf covers genitals. Condition: Good.

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