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Identification and Creation

Object Number
1907.3
People
Victor David Brenner, American (Kaunas, Lithuania 1871 - 1924 New York, NY)
Title
Charles Eliot Norton (1827-1908)
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture, bust
Date
1906
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/232267

Physical Descriptions

Medium
Marble
Dimensions
64.2 x 50.6 x 37 cm (25 1/4 x 19 15/16 x 14 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l. side of base: V. D. Brenner 1906

Provenance

Recorded Ownership History
Commissioned from the artist by James Loeb, 1906.
Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1906.

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of James Loeb, Class of 1888
Accession Year
1907
Object Number
1907.3
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

  • William Dana Orcutt, "Master of Friendship", The Christian Science Monitor (July 8, 1948)
  • Amy Brauer and Susanne Ebbinghaus, "Charles Eliot Norton and his Disciples: Building Harvard's Ancient Art Collection", James Loeb, Collector and Connoisseur: Proceedings of the Second James Loeb Biennial Conference, ed. Jeffrey Henderson and Professor Richard Thomas, Department of the Classics and Harvard University (Cambridge, MA / London, 2022), pp. 123-125, fig. 6.1

Exhibition History

  • The Last Ruskinians: Charles Eliot Norton, Charles Herbert Moore, and Their Circle, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/07/2007 - 07/08/2007

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