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Adjutant Stork

Stork modeled in wax, fastened with an iron rod to rough wood block(pine?). Artist's surname on metal plaque at front of wood block.

Inscription

none

Provenance

Given by the artist to Cyrus Edwin Dallin (b. 1861 - d. 1944), Boston and Arlington, MA [see note 1]. By 1961, Castano Galleries, Boston; 1961, sold by Castano Galleries to the MFA for $100. (Accession date: December 13, 1961) Notes: [1] According to a letter (dated December 13, 1961) in the curatorial object file written by Hanns Swarzenski, which recommends the pieces accession, the sculpture was given as a gift by Barye to Dallin.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

61.1198

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture