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The White Captive

Erastus Dow Palmer

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 1866
    DIMENSIONS 23 3/4 x 16 x 11 in. (60.3 x 40.6 x 27.9 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Inscribed on underside of back edge: "E.D. PALMER sc. 1866."
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mary S. Croxson
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Idealized bust-length sculpture of a nude young woman looking to the right; truncated below breast; on pedestal base; wavy hair tied in loose bun; overall polished surface except the hair Condition: Good
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Erastus Dow Palmer (American, 1817-1904). The White Captive, 1866. Marble, 23 3/4 x 16 x 11 in. (60.3 x 40.6 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mary S. Croxson, 18.181. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 18.181_bw.jpg)
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