Randolph Rogers (American, 1825-1892). <em>The Lost Pleiad</em>, ca. 1874-1875. Marble, Statue: 49 3/4 x 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 in. (126.4 x 59.1 x 87.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. J. L. Barclay, 09.770. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 09.770_front_PS2.jpg)

The Lost Pleiad

Artist:Randolph Rogers

Medium: Marble

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1874-1875

Dimensions: Statue: 49 3/4 x 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 in. (126.4 x 59.1 x 87.6 cm) Height of pedestal: 35 3/8 in. (89.9 cm)



Accession Number: 09.770

Image: 09.770_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Statue of partially nude female personification of one of the Pleiad stars. Figure leans forward in motion and turns head to proper left with hand held over eyes in seeking gesture, holds proper right arm stretched out behind her; her legs are raised behind her as if she is floating through the air and the figure is supported atop round base of cloud-like forms; she wears loose drapery that falls from proper right shoulder, wraps around her body below her breasts, and comes to a pile below her legs; she has long, wavy hair pulled into a ponytail with several loose strands; inscribed along front edge of round base: "THE LOST PLEIAD." Condition: Good, missing the ends of four fingers of proper right hand; few chunks of ends of hair in ponytail missing; some black stains on back of clouds.

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