Adolph Alexander Weinman (American, born Germany, 1870-1952). <em>Night, Clock Figure from Pennsylvania Station, 31st to 33rd Streets between 7th and 8th Avenues, NYC</em>, ca. 1910. Tennessee marble, 132 x 86 x 42 in. (335.3 x 218.4 x 106.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Lipsett Demolition Co. and Youngstown Cartage, 66.250.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.250.1.jpg)

Night, Clock Figure from Pennsylvania Station, 31st to 33rd Streets between 7th and 8th Avenues, NYC

Artist:Adolph Alexander WeinmanMcKim, Mead & WhitePennsylvania Railroad

Medium: Tennessee marble

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Dates:ca. 1910

Dimensions: 132 x 86 x 42 in. (335.3 x 218.4 x 106.7 cm) Other (with base): 152 x 86 x 52 in. (386.1 x 218.4 x 132.1 cm)

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Museum Location: Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden, 1st Floor

Accession Number: 66.250.1

Image: 66.250.1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Clock figure. Semi-nude allegorical figure depicting night. The female figure is draped in the enveloping cloak of night, with eyes closed and an oriental poppy drooping from her hand. The figure of night and the figure of day (symbolized by sunflowers) flanked the clock, which was encircled by a laurel wreath. There were four identical clocks on the exterior facades of Penn Station.

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