Helen Farnsworth Mears (American, 1871-1916). <em>Death Uncovering Its Face and Showing It To Be Life</em>, 1916. Bronze, 15 x 8 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. (38.1 x 21 x 22.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mary Mears, 20.990.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 20.990.3.jpg)

Death Uncovering Its Face and Showing It To Be Life

Artist:Helen Farnsworth Mears

Medium: Bronze

Dates:1916

Dimensions: 15 x 8 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. (38.1 x 21 x 22.2 cm)

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

Accession Number: 20.990.3

Image: 20.990.3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Sketch for statue of seated female figure wearing long robes; with her proper right hand holds a gathered bunching of her robes that runs around the back of her neck and across the front of her chest; facing frontally with her proper right foot placed farther forward than her left; seated on a square block; overall light brown patina and loosely modeled surface. Condition: Good

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