Jose de Creeft (American, born Spain, 1884-1982). <em>Semitic Head</em>, 1936. Lead and concrete, 31 1/2 x 27 9/16 x 18 1/2 in. (80 x 70 x 47 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 38.557. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 38.557.jpg)

Semitic Head

Artist:Jose de Creeft

Medium: Lead and concrete


Dimensions: 31 1/2 x 27 9/16 x 18 1/2 in. (80 x 70 x 47 cm)


Accession Number: 38.557

Image: 38.557.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Chest-length bust of male (?) figure looking down and to proper right; has heavy facial features and closed eyes; shoulder-length hair textured with scratches in surface, with hood or other cloth behind head; sculpture is hollow in back and covered with a layer of concrete painted rust color. Condition: Good; gouges and chips in hair and proper left forehead.

Brooklyn Museum