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The Dog from Pompeii #92.2

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McCollum's work challenges the status of the unique work of art and he has created multiples of ordinary and extraordinary objects to make his point. Here, he has replicated a cast displayed at the Vesuvius Museum in Pompeii of an ancient canine immobilized and suffocated by volcanic lava. The...

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Provenance

The artist; with John Weber Gallery, New York; to MFA, Boston, 1993

Credit Line

Contemporary Curator's Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1991

Dimensions

50.8 x 50.8 x 50.8 cm (20 x 20 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

1993.184

Medium or Technique

Polymer-modified hydrocal

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture