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Portrait of an Indian

Max Bachmann

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Bronze and green stone base
DATES 1900–1905
DIMENSIONS 22 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 6 in. (57.2 x 24.8 x 15.2 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Incised on back: "Max / Bachmann"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Louis John and Pamela Greenspan Ercole in memory of Sol Greenspan
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bust length portrait of Native American man with hair bound into two ponytails, wears upright feather at crown of head and shirt decorated with fringe and geometric patterns in V-neck front; bust attached to low rectangular green stone base. Condition: Good.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Max Bachmann (American, 1862–1921). Portrait of an Indian, 1900–1905. Bronze and green stone base, 22 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 6 in. (57.2 x 24.8 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Louis John and Pamela Greenspan Ercole in memory of Sol Greenspan, 1992.106. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1992.106_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 1992.106_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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