Helen Farnsworth Mears (American, 1871-1916). <em>The Awakening</em>, Designed 1914; Cast August 3, 1916. Bronze, 17 1/4 x 6 7/8 x 6 in. (43.8 x 17.5 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mary Mears, 20.990.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 20.990.1_bw.jpg)

The Awakening

Artist:Helen Farnsworth MearsGorham Foundry

Medium: Bronze

Dates:Designed 1914; Cast August 3, 1916

Dimensions: 17 1/4 x 6 7/8 x 6 in. (43.8 x 17.5 x 15.2 cm)


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

Accession Number: 20.990.1

Image: 20.990.1_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Sketch for statue of allegorical figure; centaur with large outstretched wings twisting body over its back; one wing points straight up; standing on an ovoid base over figure of a fallen lamb; some gold patina and richly modeled surfaces. Condition: Good

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