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Hiram S. Powers

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1869
    DIMENSIONS 28 3/4 x 19 11/16 x 11 9/16 in. (73 x 50 x 29.4 cm)
    SIGNATURE Incised on back of bust: "H. POWERS Sculp"
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    CREDIT LINE Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bust of female allegorical figure looking to left with a garment draped over her proper right shoulder, leaving her left breast exposed; she wears a five-pointed crown with an anchor in the center and five ball-like points connected by draped cord; her hair is gathered at the neck; supported on short pedestal. Condition: Good; object has been restored after a 1994 accident which resulted in several chips around crown and drapery edges.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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