Emil Fuchs (American, born Austria, 1866-1929). <em>The Butterfly</em>. Bronze, marble, 12 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 4 in. (30.8 x 9.8 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Emil Fuchs, 32.2092.25. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 32.2092.25_bw.jpg)

The Butterfly

Artist:Emil Fuchs

Medium: Bronze, marble

Dimensions: 12 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 4 in. (30.8 x 9.8 x 10.2 cm)


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

Accession Number: 32.2092.25

Image: 32.2092.25_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Figurine of nude girl standing on a cast square base. She twists her body to look at a butterfly perched on her raised proper left heel. Figurine attached to marble plinth base.

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