Karl L. H. Mueller (American, born Germany, 1820-1887). <em>"Protecting the Dumb,"</em> late 19th century. Terra cotta, 24 x 13 5/8 x 14 1/8 in. (61 x 34.6 x 35.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.60. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.60_bw.jpg)

"Protecting the Dumb"

Artist:Karl L. H. MuellerUnion Porcelain Works

Medium: Terra cotta

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Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 24 x 13 5/8 x 14 1/8 in. (61 x 34.6 x 35.9 cm)

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

Accession Number: 68.87.60

Image: 68.87.60_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Terra cotta sculpture of nude, crouching boy who holds a dog on his lap with his proper left hand and, with his right hand, a watering can on a rope that he has untied from the dog's tail; supported on ovoid base. Condition: Good

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