Head only: 13 3/8 x 9 x 10 1/2 in., 43 lb. (34 x 22.9 x 26.7 cm, 19.5kg) (show scale)
Inscribed on back of neck, along bottom edge: "ELIE NADELMAN"
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Elie Nadelman (American, 1882-1946). La Mysterieuse, ca. 1910. Marble, Head only: 13 3/8 x 9 x 10 1/2 in., 43 lb. (34 x 22.9 x 26.7 cm, 19.5kg). Brooklyn Museum, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 25.813. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 25.813_bw.jpg)
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Head of a young woman in 3/4 profile facing left; features are extremely simplified; figure has long, ovoid face, eyes closed, elongated straight nose, and small mouth; hair pulled into three stacked buns at the back of her head; highly polished surface. Head currently detached from its block base.
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