Kenyon Cox (American, 1856–1919). <em>Study for Greek Science</em>, 1907. Gilded plaster, 11 1/2 x 5 x 2 1/2 in. (29.2 x 12.7 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Allyn Cox, 75.132. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 75.132.jpg)

Study for Greek Science

Artist:Kenyon Cox

Medium: Gilded plaster


Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 5 x 2 1/2 in. (29.2 x 12.7 x 6.4 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 75.132

Image: 75.132.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small study for allegorical female figure of a woman clothed in heavy, hooded classicized robes and holding a globe in her proper right hand and compass, which is open in a V shape and touching the top of the globe, in her proper left hand; figure looks down at objects in her hands and stands on a stepped, rectangular base. Condition: Good; small chips around base; overall wear to gilding.

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