Jose de Creeft
Lead and concrete
31 1/2 x 27 9/16 x 18 1/2 in. (80 x 70 x 47 cm) (show scale)
Inscribed in concrete along back side at left: "J. DE CREEFT"
Inscribed in concrete on back, in lower center: "N. V. C. [?]"
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Dick S. Ramsay Fund
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Jose de Creeft (American, born Spain, 1884-1982). Semitic Head, 1936. Lead and concrete, 31 1/2 x 27 9/16 x 18 1/2 in. (80 x 70 x 47 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 38.557. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 38.557.jpg)
overall, 38.557.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Chest-length bust of male (?) figure looking down and to proper right; has heavy facial features and closed eyes; shoulder-length hair textured with scratches in surface, with hood or other cloth behind head; sculpture is hollow in back and covered with a layer of concrete painted rust color.
Condition: Good; gouges and chips in hair and proper left forehead.
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