Frederick William MacMonnies (American, 1863–1937). <em>Nathan Hale</em>, 1890. Bronze, 28 3/4 x 10 x 7 in. (73 x 25.4 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Sol Schreiber in memory of Ann Schreiber and the Hannah and Leonard Stone Fund, 1995.63. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.63_bw.jpg)

Nathan Hale

Artist:Frederick William MacMonnies

Medium: Bronze


Dimensions: 28 3/4 x 10 x 7 in. (73 x 25.4 x 17.8 cm)



Accession Number: 1995.63

Image: 1995.63_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Statuette of Revolutionary War hero Nathan Hale. Male figure standing on low rectangular base, gazing proudly to proper right; arms and feet bound with rope; wears long coat, vest, loose shirt with ruffled collar, breeches, and stockings; wavy hair tied into ponytail with ribbon. Statuette has extrusion posts protruding from cuffs, indicating that it is a founder's original. Condition: Good, dark green-brown patina.

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