<em>Upper Half of Sculpture of a Man</em>. Limestone, pigment, 4 1/4 × 2 5/16 × 2 1/8 in. (10.8 × 5.8 × 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.210. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.210_view1.jpg)

Upper Half of Sculpture of a Man

Medium: Limestone, pigment

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Dimensions: 4 1/4 × 2 5/16 × 2 1/8 in. (10.8 × 5.8 × 5.4 cm)


Accession Number: 16.210

Image: CUR.16.210_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Upper half of a male figure with a bag wig. Plain back pillar to bottom of wig. Much reddish paint on face and body, and traces on negative space; no trace of color on wig or back pillar; top of a white kilt. Likely a degenerate or provincial ancient work, rather than a modern forgery. Condition: Figure missing from elbows down. Right arm broken and mended. Major portion of flesh painted preserved.

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