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Pygmalion and Galatea

Obv: Pygmalion stands in front of a nude Galatea on a pedestal with his arms outstretched / PYGMALION AND GALATEA / KAREN WORTH Rev: Nude figure of Orpheus playing the lyre with birds and animals around him / BROKGREEN GARDENS * SOUTH CAROLINA / © 1981 MACO - BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems

1982

Mint

Danbury, Connecticut, United States

Object Place

South Carolina, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Brookgreen 10

Accession Number

1989.572

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals